Tag Archives: Safe surfing

The dangers of so-called “Site-rating” or “Safe-surfing” programs

We’re finding ourselves more and more embroiled in the safe-surfing or site-rating controversy. With every new stationery collection we release, we are getting more and more feedback from people who are surprised that they’re getting warnings about our site. We are starting to hear from other site owners who are similarly negatively affected by these so-called safe-site or… Read More »

Safe Surfing Toolbars

Once upon a time, Ben Edelman, a really smart guy who fought – and still fights – against the scams, spyware and trickery on the Internet, invented a toolbar called “Site Advisor”. And we saw it and said “It is good.” And it was. In those days, browsers didn’t come with anti-phishing protection, and Site Advisor was a… Read More »