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Yahoo:LinkExpander:Slingstone
keyplyr




msg:4629976
 8:18 am on Dec 12, 2013 (gmt 0)



98.137.206.41 - - [11/Dec/2013:23:52:03 -0800] "HEAD /example.html HTTP/1.1" 200 301 "-" "Yahoo:LinkExpander:Slingstone"

Anyone know what Y! has up their sleeve with this one?

 

Angonasec




msg:4630050
 2:04 pm on Dec 12, 2013 (gmt 0)

Interesting, but I've drawn a blank on Bing and local Y! for any useful data.

Bearing in mind the tension between the "partners", perhaps it refers to a David v Goliath rematch, or maybe just the thin end of the wedge.

We will observe...

wilderness




msg:4630052
 2:46 pm on Dec 12, 2013 (gmt 0)

There's many references and URLs to "link expander", which are short URL's.

No luck with Slingstone as there were too many different widgets, none of which were geek or software related, however I tired quickly.

thetrasher




msg:4630097
 5:24 pm on Dec 12, 2013 (gmt 0)

beijing.yahoo.com/en/innovation/
Yahoo's next generation of personalization platform (internally called Slingstone)

Angonasec




msg:4630282
 3:44 am on Dec 13, 2013 (gmt 0)

...and now externally too :)

zerillos




msg:4630426
 1:56 pm on Dec 13, 2013 (gmt 0)

to block or not to block...no official announcement...well... see you...

wilderness




msg:4630428
 2:06 pm on Dec 13, 2013 (gmt 0)

to block or not to block...


If you use one of the dozen or so commonly abused UA-terms for denials than no action is required because the thing blocks itself by using that term.

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