Ira Goldklang:

From: Cameron Kaiser <>
Date: Tue Feb 8 16:26:05 2005

> 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).

Actually, FTP is even harder to control IMHO because you can't block the
obvious copy program's user agent strings, and there are a lot of robo-FTP
leeches too. Even if you required a username and password, they can still
misbehave when they get on, and they only need to suck you dry once (so
kicking them off accomplishes nothing). Bandwidth rapists are a scourge.

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