[thelist] Personal firewalls and web apps

Wes Reed wes at thirdstrand.com
Thu Jun 17 08:19:52 CDT 2004

I suspect that this may not apply in your case but we have seen errors with 
personal firewalls on sites that try to use the http referrer.  The call is 
blocked by the firewall.


At 04:18 AM 6/17/2004, you wrote:
>We are currently running an online survey which uses a multi-page form with
>session cookies.
>Several users have reported not being able to progress past the first or
>second page. They all seem to have either a personal firewall or some other
>sort of "ACME Internet Attack Paranoia Device".
>Can anyone shed any light on what is going on? The personal firewalls and
>such *could* be a red herring, but it seems rather coincidental otherwise.
>Many thanks,
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