Flagging where the information comes from….

When doing online research, knowing the location of the server is one of several bits of information that can and should be used in assessing the reliability of  information on a site. It is not the only criterion, but it is an important one. When you are using Firefox as your browser you might find this little add-on useful. It displays a tiny flag, showing where you are attached. The claims for this Firefox add-on:

Flagfox  Displays a country flag depicting the location of the current website’s server and provides a multitude of tools such as site safety checks, whois, translation, similar sites, validation, URL shortening, and more. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/flagfox/?src=search

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