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« Reply #1 on: 02/11/2009 10:03:29 »
It does not seem to give much result on Google.

I would be reluctant to upload anything from a site which appears to be rather obscure. I also doubt whether it is legal, which makes me all the more concerned.

It looks a little dubious to me. I would wait to see if anyone can give any unbiased opinion and evaluation of such a site. Better safe than sorry.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 02/11/2009 10:16:48 »
"jumpflick.com" gets a green tick from McAfee ...

http://www.siteadvisor.com/sites/jumpflick.com?ref=safesearch&aff_id=105&premium=false&suite=true&client_ver=2.9.258&locale=en-US

Other site safety advisers are available, e.g. ... http://www.mywot.com/

Looking at the whois for jumpflick.com it and associated websites were only registered in August/September of this year.

Like Don_1 says "jumpflick.com" looks iffy: it's a pirate site.

"If you lie down with dogs you'll get up with fleas".
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« Reply #3 on: 02/11/2009 11:21:36 »
Yes, I must admit AVG gave it the green light also.

But as RD put it so succinctly '"If you lie down with dogs you'll get up with fleas"'.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 02/11/2009 11:29:29 »
Hi there

Just a personal view I donít much like any of them.  To me they are clutter and intrusive.  They claim to be useful but I think they only serve the supplier to trap users into their system.  They get valuable user numbers and marketing info and give little in return. 

In the end there is nothing they do that you canít do yourself with out them.

 LOL now how that for a rant. 
 

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« Reply #5 on: 02/11/2009 11:35:15 »
I'll leave it then.

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« Reply #6 on: 02/11/2009 11:43:10 »
Just a personal view I donít much like any of them.  To me they are clutter and intrusive.  They claim to be useful but I think they only serve the supplier to trap users into their system.  They get valuable user numbers and marketing info and give little in return. 

If you don't like the clutter you can still use site-advisor websites without downloading their browser add-ons, e.g.  ...

http://www.siteadvisor.com/sites/thenakedscientists.com

http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/www.thenakedscientists.com
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