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|MsnBot failing DNS lookup|
IP address is registered to Microsoft Corp
finally we've managed to set up a reverse forward look up on our server,
I've had many visit from this ip range 65.55.234.* which fails on the first hurdle which is to match the DNS this is what i'm getting:
Resolve Host: bl1sch2042001.phx.gbl
so is this a legit Bot and if so is any one else seeing this is from MSN ip range.
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
They give us a formula and then change the goal posts ;)
They're running rogue bots that emulate browsers (aka user agent spoofing), and that don't honor robots.txt or <meta name="robots" content="noindex,nofollow">.
Ostensibly, the purpose is to detect cloaking, but that bot of theirs doesn't have proper etiquette or good manners.
This thread might be of interest:
[edited by: Marcia at 8:16 am (utc) on Dec. 19, 2007]
good to know they might fix it,
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