Re: Browser identification to websites
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Ken Heard wrote:
> Joe Hart wrote:
>> Can you tell us which website this is that is giving you problems so we
>> can test it?
>> Personally, I've found that some websites will block me because of my
>> location, and that's something I cannot change. Unfortunately my ISP
>> identifies me as being here. Perhaps I need to look into anonymizers.
>> I imagine people in some other countries (China perhaps) have the same
>> problem with a lot more sites than I do.
> The following URL is what the site's member login page:
> This is the URL of what appears on the screen when I try to log in with
> the above URL.
> Ken Heard
Perfect example of a site that blocks me.
I hit the first link with IceWeasel and I get the second. Just like
you, but if I hit it with Konqueror, I get this:
I wonder why that is? Perhaps because I am not in Canada, and it knows
I can understand why I get that page. What appals me is that they are
basically saying "You have to be running Windows to access this site."
Chances are they use ActiveX Objects.
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