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It is done mostly to prevent information leak such as your GET variables or website structure. For example: If your users have any kind of GET variables in their URL like examplle.com/login.php?user=me&pass=pass and then clicks on that 'badpeople.com', the apache log of 'badpeople.com' will record the URL that your user came from as well as all the ...


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