Re: Access denied problems

From: James R Grinter <>
Date: Sun, 24 May 1998 16:19:15 +0100

On Sun 24 May, 1998, Joe Abley <> wrote:
>Are there really servers out there that refuse connections from caches?
>Why would that ever be useful to anybody?

I've encountered misguided sites that block ip addresses if they think
they're "mirroring" their site, and presumably they thought the large
numbers of accesses from one address might have been doing so.
(This particular site failed to answer any email on the subject too.)

[Transparent proxy'ers beware!]

Received on Sun May 24 1998 - 08:22:43 MDT

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