Block site from reading RSS feed?

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  1. Kyle McKnight

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    Is there anyway to block an rss reading site from subscribing to your feed?
     
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    Assuming you're wanting to block an IP address, then there's a couple of ways of doing it:

    1) Generate the RSS feed dynamically - e.g. using PHP or Perl - and check the "REMOTE_ADDR" (IP address of remote user) environment variable.

    2) If you have admin control of your web server, then use the built in functionality of the web server software to block the IP address (e.g. use the deny directive in Apache).
     
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    I was thinking more of a domain I guess. Bloglines to be specific. I'm just not sure how to go about doing it.
     

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