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---- My SERP positions taken by scraper sites
- 7:58 am on Apr 20, 2011
Update 2: It takes around 10 minutes for a scraper site to take my content and position itself on #1 in SERPs
Why are you allowing anyone to scrape?
Are you publishing full RSS feeds or just snippets?
Are you whitelisting robots.txt and .htaccess to just allow a few spiders and valid browsers to access your site?
Are you cloaking tagged content for browsers (not SEs) to ID who scraped your site by putting tracking codes in your text hidden with CSS so you can see who they are and block them?
Are you sending DMCA notices?
If you aren't, stop complaining and get busy stopping the scrapers.
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