Housekeeping: Adobe Typekit is being flagged by Ghostery browser extension as a problem program

Watts Up With That?

I’ve gotten a few complaints this week from some overly paranoid people that say they can’t see WUWT anymore in Firefox, but can in Safari. The problem seems to be related solely to a browser extension called “ghostery” which is somehow flagging Adobe Typekit (used to provide custom fonts on WordPress) as some sort of malware.

I suspect this happened all of the sudden due to some sort of “upgrade” that was automatically installed for Ghostery.

Adobe Typekit is used by thousands upon thousands of websites, it is completely safe. Just look at the list of major websites in the lower right that use it:

ghostery-rating-typekitSource: https://www.ghostery.com/en/apps/typekit_by_adobe

Personally, I think the Ghostery browser extension is a complete waste of time, as what it does is handled by other malware and AV programs installed in your computer, but some people insist on using it anyway and bizarrely demand that I change…

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