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Re: Off the wall quuestion about browsing.



Frank Cox wrote:
> On Sun, 01 Mar 2009 11:01:11 +0300
> Hiisi wrote:
> 
>> By the way, your browser sends some information about your system and 
>> even language you're using on it in a special header. My favourite 
>> Fedora' browser - lynx - doesn't send it. Because of that I can't browse 
>> some pages. Error message on them says: `Sorry. Probably you're robot!`.
> 
> You can use Privoxy to send any referrer that you choose.

The referer doesn't hold the information Hiisi is talking about, and
removing it will block access to some websites.  Privoxy can forge other
headers too, that are actually relevant to Hiisi's concerns.

Matt Flaschen


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