Sunday, June 08, 2008

Danger on the Internet

Obviously, there are a lot of Web sites around that do things that are not necessarily ethical or legal within the United States - the reason, of course, is that laws vary by nation.

For example, almost 20% of the Web sites registered in Hong Kong (.hk) have been identified by McAfee as dangerous to navigate to - in other words, sites that might be likely to host phishing Web sites, or spam people.

It seems like an easy solution to just say "block all sites from Hong Kong" - but more than 11% of sites from China are reported as dangerous...and other countries are bad as well.

Read on...

Thanks to Sue for the heads up!

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