From time to time I've been thinking about the HTTP referrer (referer) header field, because you don't think about the fact that this is info is being transferred while surfing. It kind of works against the mind-model of the Web (at least mine). So today I sought a solution:

  • Firefox: about:config -> network.http.sendRefererHeader, setting it to 0 disables it, 2 should treat images differently (untested)
  • Opera: should have an Option

Test it!

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