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Conard




msg:321080
 3:24 pm on Dec 15, 2002 (gmt 0)

I was just looking through my log files for the week and noticed a ton of hits from a strange web site. Looking further…this fool stole not only content from my site, but copied most of the head section of my index page including a java script call from my script folder.
It took about 20 seconds to rewrite the stolen script into a 0 second redirect to my site.
I emailed the idiot and told him to remove the content but in the mean time I get ALL of his traffic:)

 

pendanticist




msg:321081
 3:30 pm on Dec 15, 2002 (gmt 0)

LOL. Great :) Sic 'em Bo Bo.....

Pendanticist.

mivox




msg:321082
 8:59 pm on Dec 15, 2002 (gmt 0)

It took about 20 seconds to rewrite the stolen script into a 0 second redirect to my site.

LOL... Nice! (But at that point, why bother emailing him at all? hehehe ;) )

Conard




msg:321083
 9:05 pm on Dec 15, 2002 (gmt 0)

Another side bonus I just noticed with the redirect. Google has a cache of the whole page and it calls the same script. Wham...no Google cache it just redirects to me straight away.

Might be a problem in the long run, but for now I am enjoying all the extra traffic and sales.

nell




msg:321084
 11:10 pm on Dec 15, 2002 (gmt 0)

After enjoying the Holiday sales rush you could then redirect to a deviate porn site.

tbear




msg:321085
 11:55 pm on Dec 15, 2002 (gmt 0)

Oh, nell! You are so bad..... LOL

Woz




msg:321086
 12:05 am on Dec 16, 2002 (gmt 0)

>It took about 20 seconds to rewrite the stolen script into a 0 second redirect to my site.

Good Work Conard.

Seems to me this might be a simple thing to put in all pages as a precaution against less than knowledgable theives.

Is it possible to write a simple Javascript that checks the location, and, if not yoursite.com, automatically redirects to yoursite.com? (Javascript is not my strongpoint.)

Won't stop everybody but might catch a few. Just a thought.

Onya
Woz

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