- Search Engines
-- Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification
---- June 2013 - Blocking Bad Spiders / Bots / User Agents
- 1:33 pm on Jun 23, 2013
(Has anyone ever figured out what the plainclothes bingbot is for? It isn't translation, and I'm not prepared to believe it's just ms employees on their lunch break.)
How MS typical.
They began these requests (and still utilize in some instances) with a malformed UA.
Whilst, all the while testing for something that does not exist on my sites.
Had MS named their UA with a proper term which identified their intent and/or use, perhaps it could have been more effective.
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