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Re: Here we go again

  • From: Dan Hollis
  • Date: Fri Mar 10 19:47:31 2000

On Fri, 10 Mar 2000, Scott Solmonson wrote:
> Dan Hollis wrote:
> > I was thinking the exact same thing. The DoS'er would end up DoS'ing
> > themselves.
> Since when does "same source address" mean "same client"?
> Ya- start redirecting everyone to an AOL proxy...

Referrer != forwarded-for.

When we are talking about redirecting, we are talking about redirecting to
the DoS'ers page. Not their client.

> And all these depend on being able to identify "authentic" users-


> I don't think that's going to happen-
> If the client is coded correctly you won't be able to tell at all-

Huh? The client is netscape or IE. I dont know of any way for javascript
to override the headers the browser client sends.