The Software incarnation of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal
The stupid SmartFilter software, a censorware product of the company Secure Computing, reminds me of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal that believes that if you can’t see it, it can’t see you.
Cory Doctorow now posted a few lines for your .htaccess file to keep the Smartfilter bots out, so they can’t see and therefore can’t block your site. Please adopt. ;)
More info on Smartfilter can be found here, BoingBoing also has a lot of tipps on circumventing Smartfilter blocks.
In case you can’t access BoingBoing, here are the lines for the .htaccess file:
deny from 22.214.171.124/27
deny from 126.96.36.199/27
deny from 188.8.131.52/24
allow from all
Tagged as: disobey, lost+found, rant, stupidsoftware
| Author: Martin Leyrer
[Sonntag, 20060507, 13:04 | permanent link | 0 Kommentar(e)