[Foundation-l] discussion about banning external hotlinking

Joe Szilagyi szilagyi at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 07:01:13 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 11:57 PM, Dan Rosenthal <swatjester at gmail.com>wrote:

> I fail to see the benefit of this trade off when compared to the extreme
> negative publicity we'd get for it.  The 2007 finances report says we spent
> approximately $389,000 on internet hosting.
> 1.5-2% of that is around 6,000 dollars a year.
> You couldn't hope to buy off the negative publicity we'd get from this for
> a
> $6,000 a year savings.
> -Dan

Agreed. I just saw Tim's numbers on it after mailing out the FYI here. Even
if it topped at 10k, it's not worth it. Maybe in several years of scaling...

- Joe

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