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How to protect data on a website from indexing and inclusion to machine learning or LLMs training data?

I'm supporting a larger web database that contains many hundreds of articles with consumer grade and technical tests of hardware and electronics. Our policy has always been to provide open access to ...
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How do I ensure my new 18+ topic website is classified and registered correctly and appropriately, for its 18+ content? [closed]

The situation and website A new (static) information website will refer to adult and sexual matters, but not contain explicit sexual material. So for example, it might mention in passing "Sexual ...
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Is cloudlayar a legit protection service?

I recently came across a very cheap protection service similar to Cloudflare called Cloudlayar: https://cloudlayar.com/ It's a bit weird because the prices are too good to be true, no PayPal (so ...
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What's the best way to redirect from domain to subdomain with protected content?

My goal is to figure out the best way to add protected content using a subdomain. I have an established website (mydomain.com) that has article abstracts and author info for seo purposes. I'd like to ...
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Theft Protection during domain transfer from to a different registrar

I recently transferred to a different registrar. The transfer is under process. Before proceeding with the transfer, I turned off the Theft Protection on at the origin so that the transfer could ...
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Does hotlinking image protection hurt search engines indexing?

Several websites are hotlinking my images, I want to block and prevent hotlinking to my website images. And, I was going to use standard hotlink prevention code in .htaccess: RewriteEngine on ...
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How can I protect my website from users who upload copyrighted material?

I have a small website that hosts text content that user can upload (short novels, essays, other personal work). How do I protect the website from people who might upload copyrighted content (i.e., ...
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Protecting video being from downloaded

First of all I know that I can't protect it completely but can you give me any tips to make it as secure as possible? And second thing I plan to store videos in seperate dedicated server and is it ...
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Can I limit content scrapers by counting the number of hits from an IP?

I would like to ban aggressive scrapers that access x number of pages in an hour, say 1000. I plan to implement such a check via fail2ban and count the hits from the same ip via access logs. Should I ...
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How to wrap up and protect project under development

My company is working on a new web app and it's website is developed by outsourced company (let's say under beta.mydomain.com). Of course this site has some user-management mechanisms, but there are ...
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Protecting the original artwork used on a website

We are spending a considerable amount of money on creating fantastic illustrations that will accompany a learning guide. These illustrations are very unique and take 20-40 each to complete. Once we ...
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Best practices for protecting exclusive images

I've noticed that many computer hardware websites watermark substantial portions of "exclusive" images, rather than just place a logo in the corner of the image. An example is the GPU chip image in ...
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How to tackle archived who-is personal data with opt-out?

As far as I understand it, it is possible to opt-out (in the UK at least) of having your address details displayed on who-is information of a domain for non-trading individuals. What I want to know ...
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Why is "googlehosted.com" in the DNS records for our website after signing up for DDOS protection?

Recently we had to get some DDOS protection for our website because of the large attacks we were seeing after getting a bit of popularity. We handed over our domain and hosting information to our ...
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Preventing Google from indexing PDF Files

I sell PDF patterns and when someone types my website and file type PDF in Google, all of my patterns for sale are listed to download for free. I use WordPress and Jigoshop. I need to find a way to ...
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Protect SVG from client access

I want to make a presentation that consists from some number of slides. The actual content of the slides is going to consist of vector elements in SVG format. The transition between slides should be ...
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Keep visitors out of server directories and redirect

The web application I use (Zenphoto) stores images in /albums and subfolders. It's backend needs r/w-access to those folders and I need r/w-access to the folders via ftp, but the frontend never looks ...
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Malicious & nonbeneficial IP address blocks (subnets) for AdWords blocking

I'm looking for a list or lists of address blocks / subnets of potentially malicious or unfruitful / known botnets or Google scrapers. The purpose of this is to help to eliminate bot clicks / scrapes ...
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When multiple developers use cPanel, can they get individual passwords that prevent them from uploading into each other's directories?

I have multiple developers working on my cPanel account simultaneously. I want to assign them individual directories to work. I would need to be able to secure other directories from the developers ...
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Are copyright notices really required?

Ever since I made my first web page 13 years ago I have followed the pattern of showing a copyright notice in the footer of each page. Over the years the format of this notice has changed in the ...
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What is the most time-effective way to monitor & manage threats from bots and/or humans?

I'm usually overwhelmed by the amount of tools that hosting companies provide to track & quantify traffic data and statistics. I'm equally overwhelmed by the countless flavors of malicious '...
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Better Spam Protection than reCAPTCHA?

I hope this is a valid question to ask here... but knows anyone a better spam protection than reCAPTCHA? We've now using reCAPTCHA for some time but got now the situation that obviously more and more ...
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How to best protect my web designs? Licenses?

I'm afraid one of my clients might ask his fellow software engineer to design a few page templates for a WordPress-based community I'm redesigning, according to my code and design. He just bounced me ...
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title, content copied and title, name used! trademark issue?

I have a video website, server and domain bought 3 months 1 week ago, website actually started 1 month 1 week ago. Domain name plain and simple, easy to remember, bought with a yearly fee, nothing ...
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Monitoring/protecting GoogleAds

How do you monitor who has clicked an advert and what is possible in terms of protecting against abusive clicks?
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Is there a simple way to protect my webpage by password?

I am writing some simple HTML pages. I need to protect some pages and some files (from being downloaded) by requiring a username and password. Does anyone know a simple solution?
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Better to ignore competitor who looks like a copycat, or send a notice?

My new SAAS product is a month or two from launch, and I've had a temporary (trademark approved) site up for a long time, and announced it publicly at a conference in January to potential customers &...
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SSL Warranty - Meaningless?

Lots of SSL seem to come with a warranty: Extended Validation, Green Address Bar 40-bit minimum to 256-bit encryption USD $100,000 warranty VeriSign Trust™ Seal and services Has anyone in history ...
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New website, plans to go large. How do you protect yourself?

I'm planning to create a new site that (in hopes) will make it to a decent state of popularity and use. I have made sites before, but they weren't serious, with any intended purpose other than ...
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Protecting design ideas from being copied by other websites?

I'm planning a project at the moment, while building a completely different project at the same time. Both of these projects are quite innovative in the way they either work or the way they are ...
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