No referrer header on leacher's site !!
r1ch+nginx at teamliquid.net
Tue Apr 4 19:15:00 UTC 2017
With the controls sites have over the referrer header, it's not very
effective as an access control mechanism. You can use something like
On Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 1:39 PM, shahzaib mushtaq <shahzaib.cb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for quick response. Well its reverse, he's putting our HTTPS video
> link on his HTTP website. Could that create issue as well? If yes, what's
> the fix of it.
> Again thanks for your help.
> On Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 4:32 PM, nanaya <me at myconan.net> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 4, 2017, at 20:24, shahzaib mushtaq wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > We came across a website who is playing our video links remotely. Since
>> > we've hotlinking protection enabled based on referrer headers so i
>> > checked
>> > the request header by playing that video & found out that *referrer
>> > header
>> > was missing* in the browser's requests header tab.
>> If your site isn't https but his site is, some browsers by default don't
>> send referrer header. There are also various other referrer policies
>> with varying level of support:
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