[vlc-devel] WARNING: VLC is being sold without permission!!

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Jul 14 14:26:36 CEST 2009

On Tue, 14 Jul 2009 13:11:21 +0100, Danny <danwood76 at gmail.com> wrote:
> You could disable people linking to the downlaods from anywhere but
> videolan.org (and disabling unsecure ftp unfortunatly) but this could
> prove problematic for legit sites that link there.
> And you would have to get all the mirrors to agree.

At least now, we can see those direct links (which hurt our mirroring
system) from the access.log referrers. I fail to see how preventing direct
links would improve rather than worsen the situation. People would copy the
file and it would become untraceable to us.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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