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nabbed description and placement
how could this have been done?
minnapple




msg:19351
 1:53 pm on Sep 9, 2000 (gmt 0)

I revisited a site I had worked on serveral months ago to find that in Altavista and MSN another company was listed with my customers description but with the offenders URL.

The description was VERY specific to an exclusive product that only my client can/could have.

The offending domain is not active so altavista doesn't report a 404 when I try to delete it by submitting the site.

The offening company is a consulting company in the same metro area of my customer but not in the same town.

Anyone experienced this before, or have any idea how something like this could happen?

 

Brett_Tabke




msg:19352
 4:58 pm on Sep 9, 2000 (gmt 0)

Yes, it should get purged by itself after a few non-connections. Resubmit the page a few more times here and there during the week. It should kick the spider into doing something with it. Usually Alta will ignore the first 2 attempts and usually remove the page by the 5 failed attempt to connect to the domain. Sometimes that takes up to 30 days as they will attempt 2-3 times a week at most.

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