Slightly OT: Bastard plagiarists

Sean 'Captain Napalm' Conner spc at conman.org
Tue Feb 14 14:22:47 CST 2006


It was thus said that the Great Chuck Guzis once stated:
> 
> You could also do the same thing with a Java applet or a server-side
> script.

  If you are using Apache (a good chance) you can use mod_rewrite (if it's
enabled) to check the referer and redirect (internally within Apache) to
another graphic or just return a 404.  Works reguardless if Javascript is
enabled or not.  It would look something like:

	RewriteCond	%{REQUEST_URI}	.*\.jpg$
	RewriteRule	%{HTTP_REFERER}	!^http://www\.example\.net/.*
	RewriteRule	.*		/dont.steal.my.pics.jpg

  -spc (Untested, may not work, read the documentation, etc etc)






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