April 14, 2004


Nothing philosophical to put up today, but I see in my referrer logs that I got a hit from www.iaea.org. Interesting.

Posted by Matt Weiner at April 14, 2004 01:01 PM

I've seen the same thing on my site. One thing keep in mind is that HTTP referrer header and user-agent strings are easy to fake. I've set the proxy servers where I work to do this in order to help keep my users more anonymous. I've also heard rumor of this being done as a form of referer log spamming, which I hope explains the porn referers I get from time to time.

Posted by: Matthew at April 14, 2004 07:43 PM

Oh, that makes sense. I had actually figured that someone who was at the IAEA page had for some reason decided to visit my page by typing the URL into the navigation bar.

Posted by: Matt Weiner at April 15, 2004 02:21 PM