Re: HR electronic warfare (long)

Subject: Re: HR electronic warfare (long)
From: "Richard G. Combs" <richard -dot- combs -at- voyanttech -dot- com>
To: techwr-l
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 09:35:23 -0700

Mike O. wrote:

> > Oh, by the way, if you don't want to be tracked by MaxHire, hostfile
> > Add this line to your hosts file:
> >
> >
> >
> > This means any time your computer tries to connect with
> > (includine when the web bug tries to connect), the connection will fail.

Guy replied:

> Except for one detail: is also known as "localhost" --

That's the point, Guy. The IMG tag says "get something from"
Your hosts file entry says " is localhost, i.e., on your
machine." Thus, the request fails and doesn't hear from you. :-)


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Voyant, a division of Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
richardDOTcombs AT voyanttechDOTcom
rgcombs AT freeDASHmarketDOTnet

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