October 18th in 2005, so almost 8 years ago, Sami and Timo got the initial idea of WOT. These two post-graduate students at Tampere University of Technology dreamed of a tool that would help people to find trustworthy sites from the myriad of unknown and potentially dangerous websites. Then, an idea of a system where people could share their real-life experiences of different websites, so that other users could benefit and find sites they can trust, was born. In 2006 the company was founded and the rest is history.
Take a sneak peek behind the scenes and read the recent interview made by Opera.