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Strange bot keep on visiting my site and don't obey my robots.txt file
What to do?
Compworld

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 372 posted 7:40 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

The following bots keep on visiting my site dispite my rules in the robots.txt file. Here they are:

Firefly
AspSeek Robot
Firefly
Szukacz
www.cj.com
psbot
libwww-perl
Internetseer Robot

What do I do?

Thanks,

CompWorld

 

rogerd

WebmasterWorld Administrator rogerd us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 372 posted 8:01 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Ban bad bots in your .htaccess file. The major SE bots usually follow robots.txt, but linkwalkers, e-mail harvesters, test bots, etc. usually don't even check robots.txt.

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