[thelist] site downloading tool

Chris George chrisg at gsnet.com
Tue Oct 30 13:14:44 CST 2001

We've had competitors spider our site in the past - so we've done one of 2
things on an alternating basis:

1) block their IP
2) Serve up a 'sorry, but we caught you page' based upon their IP

Of course, you need to know their IP.  One time, because they were trying to
get sneaky and use dialup (dhcp, different IP every time) so we had to block
an entire subnet. :-/  Not at all elegant, but necessary.

HTH a bit,


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