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This is legitimately a dangerous practise. You are closing off your website from blind people and ethical web scrapers when you do this.



Closing off your website from blind people and ethical web scrapers != dangerous.

Just a dick move.


Sometimes it’s illegal. I’m sure I’m not the only developer here who has had to write accessible code to fulfill a project’s legal requirement.


You're correct, and I work for an organization that explicitly promises accessible websites. Gov't sites also require accessibility.


what if your website offers medical advice? Some people have to maintain things like WebMD.


WebMD is not a reliable source of medical information.




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