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Scraper offers me revshare for better access A new level of gall oodlum msg:4167893 1:07 am on Jul 11, 2010 (gmt 0) I received this kind offer today: "Currently, we are anonymously scraping your site, and have extended an olive branch to offer you 10% of the ad revenue for your site's channel if you will provide us with a more stream lined method of picture/URL capture." Hey 10%! Where do I sign?
incrediBILL msg:4168075 2:02 pm on Jul 11, 2010 (gmt 0)
You should sign them up and then set a trap with the streamlined method and block them :) caribguy msg:4168150 7:51 pm on Jul 11, 2010 (gmt 0)
For starters, check the email headers + whois the domain name. Chances are the email originates from their server. Analyze the requests from that range and blackhole those suckers. eventus msg:4168733 7:28 pm on Jul 12, 2010 (gmt 0)
Yeah.. trap them in a way that sends their server resource sky high. oodlum msg:4168803 10:13 pm on Jul 12, 2010 (gmt 0)
Sounds like a plan, but they contacted me through my web from. incrediBIll's solution has merit... Hoople msg:4172580 2:38 am on Jul 19, 2010 (gmt 0)
When you detect the scraper action send him the images as a binary stream that never ends (at a very low bitrate). After all, you have an agreement to share all your data, right?