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I hate hotlinking, too…

Filed under: — stan @ 3:32 pm

I saw from the statistics the the hotlinkers found my new site. They were eating bandwidth with images. So I set up a .htaccess file to put a stop to that. It’s not that the bandwidth is all that big of a deal now that I’m not self-hosted on a DSL connection, but it’s just plain bad manners to hotlink images from someone else’s site.

One Response to “I hate hotlinking, too…”

  1. richardc020 Says:

    htaccess edits
    I deleted the lines

    ErrorDocument 404
    ErrorDocument 403

    RewriteEngine on
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^*$ [NC]
    RewriteRule ^…

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