[Wikipedia-l] Why external images should not be allowed

lcrocker at nupedia.com lcrocker at nupedia.com
Thu Aug 29 04:49:52 UTC 2002

> Now that we have the upload function, I'd agree that we don't
> need to render external images.

I'm absolutely in favor of eliminating inline-rendered external
images.  Totally apart from goatse.cx, it's also a minor security
issue, since such images can carry cookies and track usage.

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