mhansen - 10:21 pm on Dec 27, 2010 (gmt 0)
I wonder if Gatekeeper IP blocks in the htaccess will have any adverse effect as well. We block (what we feel are) a few questionable countries to one site, that is designed to cater only to North America traffic anyhow. (US/CAN shipping only)
Googlebot has free reign... but I can understand how it would be seen as "One thing for Googlebot, another thing for some set of users"