[thelist] Hotlinking prevention

Jeff Howden jeff at jeffhowden.com
Tue May 4 01:19:08 CDT 2004


> From: Joshua Olson
> I'm looking for some feedback on a "new" technique for
> prevention of hotlinking.  The concept is not profound
> or anything, but I've never seen it implemented before
> now.
> Thought on it?
> http://concepts.waetech.com/hotlinking/

It certainly gets the job done and with relatively low load on the server.
My only concern is that if you change the images folder name too often you
subvert the advantages of caching causing untold damage to your available


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