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Recently, an SPL student painted a Rickroll target on my back. I've had to increase my browser security in response.
williamjbowman.com//blog/2020/

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@wilbowma holy fucking shit dude. holy shit. I fell for this so bad. this is like, the only time I have ever fallen for it

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@wilbowma the worst part is that I really really wanted to read that article

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@cadence Yeah I should really right the actual version of that blog post.

In short, you can add `||www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ$document` as a custom rule in uBlock.

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@cadence I should also document how I got the redirect to work while defeating content pre-viewers.

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@wilbowma yeah, I looked at the source for that and couldn't see anything. my current theory is that it checks some header like the user-agent and returns 302

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@wilbowma the setting is a thing that actually happened? there was actually a rickroll bounty on your head? I assumed it was all bait

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@cadence yeah actual thing. My students are trolls. Gave a whole talk on rickrolls and then offered a beer to anyone who could get me.

Got him with this immediately after the talk.

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@cadence it’s not perfect but it’s better than nothing :P raises the bar for that beer.

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@cadence @wilbowma I knew it, I fucking knew it but I clicked anyway lol

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