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You thought it was just your local ISP messing with your HTTP traffic



On Tue, Apr 05, 2016 at 11:09:25AM -0700, Rayzer wrote:
> Steve Kinney wrote:
> > On 04/04/2016 05:04 PM, Rayzer wrote:
> > > From February this year:
> >
> > > Website-Targeted False Content Injection by Network Operators
> > > Gabi Nakibly1,3, Jaime Schcolnik2, and Yossi Rubin3
> >
> > > 1 Computer Science Department, Technion, Haifa, Israel
> > > 2Computer Science Department, Interdisciplinary Center,
> > > Herzliya, Israel 3Rafael â?? Advanced Defense Systems, Haifa,
> > > Israel
> > [...]
> >
> > > www.arxiv.org/pdf/1602.07128v1.pdf
> >
> > Inadvertent (?) geek humor:
> >
> > ~/Desktop $ wget http://www.arxiv.org/pdf/1602.07128v1.pdf
> > --2016-04-05 13:36:35--  http://www.arxiv.org/pdf/1602.07128v1.pdf
> > Resolving www.arxiv.org (www.arxiv.org)... 128.84.21.199
> > Connecting to www.arxiv.org (www.arxiv.org)|128.84.21.199|:80...
> > connected.
> > HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 301 Moved Permanently
> > Location: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1602.07128v1.pdf [following]
> > --2016-04-05 13:36:36--  http://arxiv.org/pdf/1602.07128v1.pdf
> > Resolving arxiv.org (arxiv.org)... 128.84.21.199
> > Reusing existing connection to www.arxiv.org:80.
> > HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
> > 2016-04-05 13:36:36 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
> >
> > Apparently they like the user agent string from Firefox better; I
> > did get a copy of the article via the said browser.
> >
> >
> >
> 
> http://chrispederick.com/work/user-agent-switcher/
> 
> -- 
> 
> RR
> 
> "Through counter-intelligence it should be possible to pinpoint potential trouble-makers ... And neutralize them, neutralize them, neutralize them"
> 
> 
> 

[redacted] at ~ â?? wget --user-agent="kek http://www.arxiv.org/pdf/1602.07128v1.pdf
--2016-04-05 14:35:50--  http://www.arxiv.org/pdf/1602.07128v1.pdf
Resolving www.arxiv.org (www.arxiv.org)... 128.84.21.199
Connecting to www.arxiv.org (www.arxiv.org)|128.84.21.199|:80...
connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 301 Moved Permanently
Location: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1602.07128v1.pdf [following]
--2016-04-05 14:35:50--  http://arxiv.org/pdf/1602.07128v1.pdf
Resolving arxiv.org (arxiv.org)... 128.84.21.199
Reusing existing connection to www.arxiv.org:80.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 184185 (180K) [application/pdf]
Saving to: â??1602.07128v1.pdfâ??

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Why bother?