[whatwg] Referer header sent with <a ping>?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Feb 20 11:26:38 PST 2008

On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Kornel Lesinski wrote:
> That's interesting. In that case attack outlined on Mozilla's list is 
> even less likely to succeed than I thought. So maybe a "less abusive" 
> approach would suffice:
> * if ping is cross-domain, always send Referer
> * if ping originates from the same domain, don't send any Referer at all

Ok, I've done that instead.

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