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RealSpices




msg:397445
 11:05 am on Dec 16, 1999 (gmt 0)

Is this still AV (with the dec.com)?

 

Brett_Tabke




msg:397446
 7:16 pm on Mar 9, 2000 (gmt 0)

Yes, but what are they doing with the data? I'd heard early last year that this was the main AV shadow spider, but everyone else doesn't think so. Personally, I have almost banned this spider. I figure if they aren't going to send us any traffic from it, why should I waste the bandwidth on them?

Brett_Tabke




msg:397447
 10:18 pm on Mar 10, 2000 (gmt 0)

Gosh, should this make me paranoid? At 2.27 this afternoon:

Fri Mar 10 14:27:39 2000
mercator.pa-x.dec.com 204.123.13.65 Mercator-1.0

fantomaster




msg:397448
 4:42 am on Mar 11, 2000 (gmt 0)

Here's ours:

2000-03-10, 16:57:42 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- index.html
2000-03-10, 16:57:47 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- faprogs0.html
2000-03-10, 16:57:52 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- faserv0.html
2000-03-10, 16:57:56 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- fafree0.html
2000-03-10, 16:58:09 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- famedia0.html
2000-03-10, 16:58:27 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- fasmbase0.html
2000-03-10, 16:58:35 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- faorder0.html
2000-03-10, 16:58:40 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- fafnissue1.html
2000-03-10, 16:58:49 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- fasmbres05.html
2000-03-10, 16:58:55 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- fasmbres04a.html
2000-03-10, 16:59:05 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- fasmbgt0.html
2000-03-10, 16:59:09 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- fawordtrack.html
2000-03-10, 16:59:16 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- fanews01.html
2000-03-10, 16:59:26 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- fasvsspy01.html
2000-03-10, 16:59:57 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- 404snafu.html

And look at this curious repeat 1.5 hours later:
2000-03-10, 18:29:08 -- mercator.pa-x.dec.com -- 204.123.13.65 -- Mercator-1.0 -- -- index.html

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