We’ve updated our AdRater plug-in for Firefox. DoubleClick and Google merged earlier this year, and in December, DoubleClick ads began to be served via Google’s AdWords system. AdRater has been updated to recognize the new format of DoubleClick ads.
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We’ve revised our rating detail pages, the ones that appear when you click on a rating icon, to better explain how SiteTruth arrived at a rating. Problems with the site appear in red.
As a service to webmasters, SiteTruth has some webmaster tools. One of these, the “site viewer”, reads web pages, parses them, cleans them up, deletes any active content, and redisplays them. This shows a page in the form our system read it. It’s useful as a means of seeing a search engine’s view of a page.
It’s not a general purpose web proxy, but some users have been using it that way. So we now place a banner at the top of each page it produces.