About Huddersfield Exposed

Huddersfield is a large market town in West Yorkshire, England, with a population of over 160,000 and is rich in both history and architecture.

Huddersfield Exposed was set up in 2015 with the follow goals:

  1. To explore the history of the town and the surrounding districts, with particular emphasis on the obscure, the unusual and the previous undocumented.
  2. To detail the lives of those who lived in the area, from the famous to the forgotten.
  3. To make available under a liberal Creative Commons License all original content created for the site.
  4. To make available a large amount of historical materials, including facsimiles, reproductions and transcriptions of books, newspaper articles, photographs, postcards, etc, where it is believed that the material is in the Public Domain or when explicit permission has been granted by the rights holder.
  5. To allow anyone with a genuine interest in the area to contribute research and materials (the latter should either be already in the Public Domain or licensed in such a way as to allowed reproduction on a non-commercial web site).

The above goals are explained in more depth here.

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Privacy & Cookies

  • This web site uses a local installation of Matomo to provide anonymised[1] web analytics and usage reports. If you have configured your web browser to send a Do Not Track (DNT) header, your usage of this site will not be tracked. Matomo may set a secure session cookie (MATOMO_SESSID).
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  • The satellite and street map tiles are provided by the following third-party domains who might set a cookie. These can be blocked by configuring your web browser to block third-party cookies or by blocking cookies from the specific domain:
    • maps.wikipedia.com
    • openstreetmap.org
    • basemaps.cartocdn.com
    • arcgis.com
    • server.arcgisonline.com
    • google.com
    • tileserver.com

Spidering & Indexing

  • All spiders, bots and other automated indexers and scrapers must obey the site's robots.txt file and should re-download it on regular (e.g. daily) basis. The crawl-delay and all disallow entries must be respected — failure to do so will lead to the bot and/or IP address (or IP range) being permanently blocked.
  • Excessive downloading of content may lead to the offender's IP addresses (or IP range) being permanently blocked.

Current IP Range Blocks

The following IP ranges are currently blocked for systematic hacking attempts against this site. In each case, there was evidence that the ISP was permitting widescale abuse from their network from a large number of individual IP addresses.

IP range ISP Domain Country
23.81.224.0/19 LeaseWeb USA Inc. leaseweb.com USA
23.82.28.0/22 Nobis Technology Group LLC ubiquityhosting.com USA
23.83.80.0/20 Nobis Technology Group LLC ubiquityhosting.com USA
23.83.90.0/24 Nobis Technology Group LLC ubiquityhosting.com USA
23.83.176.0/22 Nobis Technology Group LLC ubiquityhosting.com USA
23.94.0.0/16 ColoCrossing colocrossing.com USA
23.95.0.0/16 ColoCrossing colocrossing.com USA
23.108.0.0/16 Nobis Technology Group LLC ubiquityhosting.com USA
45.61.160.0/19 Frantech Solutions frantech.ca USA
75.75.232.0/22 ServerHub serverhub.com USA
104.223.0.0/16 QuadraNet Enterprises LLC quadranet.com USA
107.150.64.0/19 Inter Connects Inc interconnects.us Estonia
107.158.8.0/24 Eonix Corporation eonix.net USA
107.172.0.0/14 ColoCrossing colocrossing.com USA
108.167.128.0/18 Hostgator websitewelcome.com USA
108.179.192.0/18 Hostgator websitewelcome.com USA
114.119.128.0/18 Huawei International Pte Ltd huawei.com Singapore
159.138.96.0/20 Huawei International Pte Ltd huawei.com Singapore
162.212.168.0/20 Inter Connects Inc interconnects.us Estonia
172.245.0.0/16 ColoCrossing colocrossing.com USA
179.61.160.0/20 Digital Energy Technologies Limited host1plus.com Germany
181.177.64.0/18 My Tech BZ my-tec.bz USA
191.101.64.0/20 Digital Energy Technologies Ltd host1plus.com Germany
191.101.80.0/20 Digital Energy Technologies Ltd host1plus.com Germany
192.3.176.0/20 ColoCrossing colocrossing.com USA
192.227.128.0/17 ColoCrossing colocrossing.com USA
196.196.86.0/24 Inter Connects Inc fibergrid.net Finland
196.196.90.0/24 InterXion AMS interxion.nl Finland
198.46.128.0/17 ColoCrossing colocrossing.com USA
209.99.128.0/22 Connectionet Solutions connectionetsolutions.com USA

Notes and References

  1. IP addresses are not recorded.