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    4 Facebook threads on page 1 of Tech. :indiff:
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    4 Facebook threads on page 1 of Tech. :indiff:
    Problem?
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    lulz. the DNS provider thingy for wikileaks has stopped providing, meaning if you go to wikileaks.org it won't be found.. but the direct IP address of any of the servers still works :sexface: wikileaks lives on
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    wikileaks lives on how? Is their another site to see it?
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    (Original post by blueray)
    wikileaks lives on how? Is their another site to see it?
    Through their direct IP addresses. The DNS being down just means you can't translate "wikileaks.org" into the IP address needed to find the site, so: http://www.zdnet.co.uk/news/security...acks-40091046/
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    AVG fail :smug:
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    (Original post by spikeymike)
    Problem?
    Fixed
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    (Original post by Chrosson)
    Fixed
    You should feel bad.
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    You should feel bad.
    For inserting a trollface into spikeymikes post?
    I HAVE NO REMORSE.
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    (Original post by Chrosson)
    For inserting a trollface into spikeymikes post?
    I HAVE NO REMORSE.
    Do you not see the picture saying "hotlinking is bad and I should feel bad"? :p:
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Do you not see the picture saying "hotlinking is bad and I should feel bad"? :p:
    Apparently it was cached
    New one is from photobucket so should be good.
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    (Original post by Chrosson)
    Apparently it was cached
    New one is from photobucket so should be good.
    I liked the hotlinked version
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    I liked the hotlinked version
    Lol I refreshed, it was quite amusing.
    Preserved here.
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    (Original post by Chrosson)
    Lol I refreshed, it was quite amusing.
    Preserved here.
    :awesome:

    Out of interest, anyone know how they do the whole display-a-different-image thing when it's hotlinked? :holmes:
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    :awesome:

    Out of interest, anyone know how they do the whole display-a-different-image thing when it's hotlinked? :holmes:
    My guess is something to do with http headers and referrers, but I'm too disinterested to find more info
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    Hey fellas, it's been a while. How are we all?
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    :awesome:

    Out of interest, anyone know how they do the whole display-a-different-image thing when it's hotlinked? :holmes:
    Basically you alter Apache/<insert HTTP server here> so that it rewrites a URL of the form example.com/images/problem.png to something like example.com/images.php?name=problem.png. Then you can write the PHP file to do whatever checks you like before serving the file. So long you set the headers correctly in PHP this should be a transparent process for the user. This is how you can prevent access to files without paying/being logged in, and make it near-impossible for anyone to subvert your system. :yep:
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    Is there not a smiley of (trollface) Chrosson's

    (Original post by spikeymike)
    Problem?
    Clogging up Tech with their inane questions. "WHY IS TEH FACEBOOK NOT WORKING?!!!!!!"

    (Original post by Puma)
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    Hey fellas, it's been a while. How are we all?
    Oh hai again :hi:

    Moonwalking on the snow. How are you?
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    As pretty as the new theme is, one is tempted to wonder if priorities should be more on the critical problems with searching first :sigh:
    (grinch grouch :grumble:)

    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    Is there not a smiley of (trollface) Chrosson's
    Hardly my trollface But no. I do think it was suggested a little while ago though.
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