Read The security risk of embedding images from external sites by Jan-Lukas ElseJan-Lukas Else (
On a lot of IndieWeb sites, I noticed that profile images of webmentions get directly embedded from their original source. For example, Twitter profile images are loaded directly from Twitter servers ( or even my profile image is directly embedded from my site. However you should consi...
Definitely an interesting point to work on. Generally I find that embedding images from sites like Twitter also becomes a UI problem because people changing their avatars over time means that avatars disappear.

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Chris Aldrich

I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal processing, IndieWeb, theoretical mathematics, and big history. I'm also a talent manager-producer-publisher in the entertainment industry with expertise in representation, distribution, finance, production, content delivery, and new media.

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