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Allowing or blocking ip addresses with PHP and mySQL based off of what country they are from
Ok here is a cool trick I figured out that I hope will be helpful to someone: What if you wanted to block all the incoming ip addresses from a given country to a given site using only PHP and mySQL (without using .htaccess, etc.) and be able to log who you blocked into your mySQL database? First, you need to have a white list or a black list. I got mine from http://software77.net/geo-ip/ because they were free, based off of countries and worked pretty darn well. For myself, I used the x.x.x.x-y.y.y.y ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 30, 2011 3:12 PM

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