Re: Web that doesn't allow proxies

From: Ong Beng Hui <>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 1996 11:13:31 +0800 (SST)

> >One of my recent problem in implementing proxy
> >cache in a ISP is that there is sites that doesn't
> >allow proxies.
> How strange. Any idea what the motivation is? I'm planning on
> adding a config option to my server software to let you *require*
> proxy access, to conserve resources.

Security ?

I know that there are sites that rely on the header
that tell the origin of the user. Proxy will masquerade
the original address. Which I believe this is the
correct behaviour.

I have one confirm site off hand and I suspect there
will be more coming.

Ong Beng Hui
...yet another day in an ISP business
...and they lived happily ever after
Received on Thu Sep 26 1996 - 20:13:47 MDT

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