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I wouldn't want them filtered entirely. There are a few legitimate (or at least non-malicious) uses for it.

Here's an idea that caters to everyone: add onClick="confirm('This link may be dangerous. Follow anyway?')" to such links. It is unintrusive to those who surf with Javascript disabled too.

Although, thinking about it, there may be sensitive browser-specific schemes that work when Javascript is disabled, in which case that would be no good. If that's deemed important to catch, links with non-standard schemes could lead to altered presentation, maybe unsafe link: like this.

Makeshifts last the longest.


In reply to Re: Filtering potentially dangerous URI schemas in <a href="..."> by Aristotle
in thread Filtering potentially dangerous URI schemas in <a href="..."> by IlyaM

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