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Addresses Placed In Restricted Zone By Ie-spyad


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#1 Joni

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 11:20 PM

Whate is the meaning of an address listed as *. (followed by a name)? There are quite a few listings like this and there are some without *. in front

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 03:59 PM

the asterisk is a wildcard symbol. it covers any variation of a text string.
for example;
ads.doubleclick
moreads.doubleclick
stupidads.doubleclick
uselessads.doubleclick
would all be blocked by one entry using the asterisk. (*.doubleclick)
basically it means anything and can be used at the beginning, the end, or in between to cover all variations from any particular address.

someone that knows more about this than i do can probably give you a better explanation but i hope this helps.
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