htaccess blocking recipes

Block by IP address You might have one particular IP address, or multiple IP addresses that are causing a problem on your website. In this event, you can simply outright block these problematic IP addresses from accessing your site.     Block a single IP address If you just need to block a single IP […]

6G Firewall

The 6G Firewall is a powerful, well-optimized blacklist that checks all URI requests against a set of carefully constructed .htaccess directives. This happens quietly behind the scenes at the server level, which is optimal for performance and resource conservation. Most WordPress plugins require both PHP and MySQL, which can be overkill and even wasteful depending on the scenario and your […]

Opt-In Laws in North America and Europe

Legislation United States “CAN-SPAM Act” The Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 The CAN-SPAM Act covers commercial email messages with the primary purpose of advertisement or promotion of a commercial product or service. Europe “EU Opt-In Directive” Directive 2002/58/EC (specifies minimum legislation for member states) Directive 2003/58/EC (amending Council Directive […]