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Apache 2, referer spam and .htaccess "deny from" statements

Referer SpamReferer spam seems to be a huge problem nowadays, especially when you'd like to know where your blog visitors are coming from. If you have thousands of fake referrer strings in your logs, you might get the idea that there must be a way to keep the most common spam patterns out of your log files.

Luckily, there is one, but it might have security implications as I'll explain here.

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