August 13, 2015

Hot Linking in S3

Hot linking (also known as Inline linking, leeching, piggy-backing, direct linking, or offsite image grabs), is a where one website directly includes a resource on another website. This means the user is looking at website A, and some of the images or other content on the page is actually being served from website B. This is a problem because while B is paying for the server space and bandwidth, they are not getting credit in the users mind (or the ad revenue). Read more