Monthly Archives: June 2017

  • Where’s your extended validation?

    Recently, I went through the trouble and expense of getting an “extended validation” secure-server certificate. That means if you’re in one of our pages, and you typed in the address as rather than just (it’s usually that way on the forums), you should see this:

    It means that when you look at Allpar, it’s through a secure connection, and that the certificate that makes it secure was acquired by Allpar itself, not a pretender.… ... read the rest

  • Mild to wild: The nuttiness of ’net comments

    I started out as a writer in the print days, and have run web sites devoted to cars, computers, business, and statistical software. Like everyone else, I’ve seen a massive range of commentary.

    The smartest, in general, has been on the highly technical sites, where the “general population” doesn’t go — even if everything is understandable.… ... read the rest

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