Re: Removing data from HTTP stream....

From: Justin Viiret <>
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 1996 11:01:11 +0930 (CST)

On Sat, 10 Aug 1996, Eric Wieling wrote:

> What I want to do is remove the browser information that's sent along
> with an HTTP request. Web servers can find out a fair amount of
> information about who is accessing their site and I would like to
> restrict the amount of information that a remote site can get. When
> browsing via the proxy the IP address and hostname are hidden, of
> course. However, the name of the browser is not.

Erm ... wouldn't that break a lot of web sites? A number of sites
use the browser name to do content negotiation on the fly, and I can't see
the significance of the user's browser... ?

  Justin Viiret Cyburbia Network Services Co-sysadmin and busy guy Voice: 08-379-2492
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Received on Sat Aug 10 1996 - 18:34:06 MDT

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