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Rogue .pdf grabber
85.73.112.xx
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Msg#: 4522760 posted 5:00 am on Nov 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

85.73.112.80

This jerk grabbed one of our large .pdf files over 1000 times today... why would someone do that?

 

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Msg#: 4522760 posted 5:18 am on Nov 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

It's a Greece DSL line so that's just bizarre.

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Msg#: 4522760 posted 5:31 am on Nov 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

UA?

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Msg#: 4522760 posted 6:41 am on Nov 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

Mozilla/5.0+(compatible;+MSIE+9.0;+Windows+NT+6.1;+Trident/5.0)

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Msg#: 4522760 posted 3:44 pm on Nov 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

"why would someone do that?"

Were they completed transferred files (i. e. "200") or 206's (partial transfers--page flips)?

If the later?
Welcome to handhelds and mobile.
Better down-size all your PDF's.

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