This was changed last year. AWS doesn't charge for inbound traffic. Amazon Web Services Pricing Changes Effective July 1, 2011
It successfully discriminates between truth and lies in about two-thirds of cases
Slightly better than a coinflip. Just like normal lie detectors.
Alternative URL from the original Google groups post:http://blip.tv/file/4790125
Here is a demonstration of the hack using only CSS: http://ha.ckers.org/weird/CSS-history.cgi You can also use: background: url"(logger.php?site=pornsite.com"); No need for the background to be a real image. This even works if you're using Noscript with Firefox.
How did they find out the site administrator's identity the first place? Why didn't he just use services like DomainByProxy.com to conceal whois information?