> Kim André Akerø wrote:
>> Paula E. Burch wrote:
>>> Els wrote:
>>>> URLs? (both original and copycats)
>>> This one copied a bunch of my pages onto their front page....
>>> Copycat: http://www.freewebs.com/alamin_brothers/
>>> then a picture of my baby son that is linked from
>>> then the picture from http://www.pburch.net/dyeing/exa
When you post full URL's (as opposed to tinyurl's (TM) for example), you
actually promote the spammers.
>>> It's odd how they jammed a bunch of pages onto one of theirs,
>>> selecting my images from other pages to illustrate them. The page
>>> design is way inferior to the original!
>> Not only that, they linked directly to the images on your server,
>> effectively stealing bandwidth from you whenever someone visits the
>> copycat's site.
Some content spammers that I have come across indeed hotlinked all the
>> First of all, you might want to look into hotlinking prevention
>> methods, as explained and described here:
>> Here's a hotlinking prevention generator for .htaccess files:
> In your shoes, I'd probably redirect the image requests for that site
> to an image which in clear terms explains that the page on which they
> are displayed is illegally copied from your site.
That's how I handle requests for Microsoft-specific server files, e.g.:
Roy S. Schestowitz