OT: ajax image galleries
openmoko at automated.it
Thu Jun 5 14:16:17 CEST 2008
On Thursday 05 June 2008 09:31, Joseph Reeves wrote:
> Yes, you're right, any site can redirect to anywhere else, but if that
> happens and I end up somewhere I don't want to be, I can blacklist
> both the original site and the target. I admit that this may be an
> exercise in futility, but at least it's possible.
True, but if it's a 0 day exploit it's too late. Your example was basically
1. set up a site with stuff people want to look at
2. wait for traffic to build up
3. Change content to 0 day exploit.
I can't see how any of this is tinyul's fault at all. It's not as if you can
modify the URL you get from tinyurl to point somewhere else - you have to
modify the content of the site.
> My personal mail client, and the one I use at work, both handle long
> URLs fine. No need for tinyurl there.
That's great... but not all clients or mailing lists are equal - If you're a
member of any Yahoo group this will be self evident.
> And no, I never advocated hotlinking to images.
You are correct, that was Chris.. apologies
Andy / ScaredyCat
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