Ira Goldklang:

From: Teo Zenios <>
Date: Tue Feb 8 15:29:59 2005

----- Original Message -----
From: "Philip Pemberton" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 3:27 PM
Subject: Re: Ira Goldklang:

> In message <>
> Vintage Computer Festival <> wrote:
> > I'd like to know who the offender is so we can shame them out of
> > existence. Probably the same guy who will be offering a TRS-80
> > documentation CD on eBay in the next couple weeks.
> I've always been somewhat partial to blocking entire ISPs due to the
> of their users. If I get more than three bandwidth-hogging attempts from a
> particular ISP, I block the whole ISP. A bit of a knee-jerk reaction, but
> it's sometimes necessary.
> A few years ago I released an IC logo identification tool. Someone
> my site (there was a ZIP file of the entire site on the front page, too
> *sigh*). Problem was, his mirroring software got caught in a loop. That
> little swine cost me my entire monthly bandwidth quota twice over and lost
> a webhost ("If your readers are going to use up all our bandwidth, pay us
> $BIGBUCKS a month for a dedicated server or leave").
> > This is really retarded.
> I agree.
> Later.
> --
> Phil. | Acorn Risc PC600 Mk3, SA202, 64MB,
> | ViewFinder, 10BaseT Ethernet,
> | 48xCD, ARCINv6c IDE, SCSI
> ... Sane? Hell, if I was sane why would I be here?

I think an FTP linked from the website would be much easier to control
leechers. Maybe a note stating the contents can be purchased for a small fee
and mail them a DVD with the files (for people who really do want to mirror
your information).
Received on Tue Feb 08 2005 - 15:29:59 GMT

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