Image theft htaccess and online aggregators from Ben Hammersley’s Dangerous Precedent

Image theft htaccess and online aggregators from Ben Hammersley’s Dangerous Precedent
How about since you’re already using mod_rewrite, add a section that says, oh something like this:
RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !^Bloglines.* [OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !^NetNewsWire.* [OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !^AnyDesiredAggregator.*
RewriteCond %[HTTP_REFERER} !http://.*benhammersly.com
RewriteRule .*.(gif|GIF|jpg|JPG)$ http://benhammersly.com/images/pleasedontstealmybandwidth.gif [R,L]

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