Re: [Full-Disclosure] Slightly off-topic: www.georgewbush.com

From: Barry Fitzgerald (bkfsec_at_sdf.lonestar.org)
Date: 10/29/04

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    To: Duncan Hill <dhill+fulldisc@cricalix.net>
    Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 12:25:23 -0400
    
    

    Duncan Hill wrote:

    >On Friday 29 October 2004 11:47, Berend-Jan Wever might have typed:
    >
    >
    >>Hi all,
    >>
    >>Want to view www.georgewbush.com from outside the US? You can't: Access
    >>denied. This "security" measure (!?) can easily be avoided using a proxy in
    >>the US or any anonymous surfing website though.
    >>
    >>So, what is it he doesn't want anyone from outside the US to read ?
    >>
    >>
    >
    >There's an article on arstechnica.com, and it documents how using the IP of
    >the server instead of the domain works. Why they did it - ask the owners of
    >the site, not us :p
    >
    >
    >
    >
    Hehe - a fine example of Bush-style security. Someone help us... please
    help my country... we've been overtaken by simpletons. :)

                 -Barry

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