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From a...@inktomi.com (Adam Sah)
Subject Re: Web headlines Wed 14 Aug 96 (fwd)
Date Thu, 15 Aug 1996 00:22:00 GMT
>    Wednesday, August 14, 1996 - MORNING EDITION [LINK] Internet
>    Explorer Frees Fee-Based Content
>    Microsoft has struck deals with many of the popular fee-based content
>    providers on the Web so that users of the Internet Explorer browser
>    will get, for free, content they would otherwise have to pay for if
>    they were to use other browsers. -- PC Magazine 
>    
> Bill's really out to kill Netscape.

Time to hack the "Internet Explorifying" proxy... I could imagine that the
   user adds cookie to cookies.txt for each site where you want your
   User-Agent: tag rewritten, where the cookie looks something like:

   fake_user_agent=Microsoft Internet Explorer/x.yz (...)

The proxy sees the cookie, nukes it from the request, then rewrites your
   User-Agent: header.

adam



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