lucy24 - 3:57 am on Apr 29, 2012 (gmt 0)
After some analyzation this appears to be
Shouldn't take much analysis, since it's a g### IP and it identifies itself upfront.
Google Web Preview is neither a human nor a robot. It's adept at slipping through cracks. But so far it doesn't seem to lie about its name. (Or vice versa. Would there be any way to tell if the googlebot wore the Preview's clothes so it could sneak in where it isn't wanted?)
:: shuffling papers ::
184.108.40.206 - - [27/Apr/2012:10:20:50 -0700] "GET /paintings/refrats/joan_blinds.html HTTP/1.1" 200 883 "http://www.google.com/search" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/535.1 (KHTML, like Gecko; Google Web Preview) Chrome/12.0.742 Safari/535.1"
Yup. That's Preview. (Hm. Just noticed. Is 12 the most recent version of Chrome for Linux? It's otherwise 18.) Always the complete page including all images, css and-- unless you physically block it-- any and all js.