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Re: [deepLinking-25] Orbitz supposedly prohibits deep linking

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 22:05:07 +0100
Message-ID: <42111283.5010008@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
CC: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, www-tag@w3.org

Paul Libbrecht wrote:
> Excuse the newbie but how can a company prohibit links deep into
> their site?

They could check the referrer and if the referrrer is outside their
domain they could redirect you to the home page.

It sucks, obviously, but so do many things on the web. (Frames prohibit
deeplinking as well for example.)


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  Anne van Kesteren
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Received on Monday, 14 February 2005 21:05:39 GMT

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