Msg#: 3050887 posted 1:09 am on Aug 18, 2006 (gmt 0)
Hello - I hope this is the right place for this question. I've been 'lurking' for a few months. One day, i couldn't open any links from the homepage. A message at top said something close to this - " Because of robotic abuse by your (ISP?IP?) you must log in. You can thank the other users of your (IP/ISP?)". So i found the form to create the username & password. There, it said i had to post within 30 days or the 'account' would be deleted. Since i had recently read a post by a member, musing over how to attract the 'lurkers' ( a term i learned here for the 1st time - funny!) to post instead of just reading, i decided to post as soon as i felt a strong opinion on something. However, i don't even have a real website up yet. I'm still studying. So i feel alittle ridiculous now about these posts. But more importantly, i realized that i should've found a way to ask WebmasterWorldorld what this original message meant. What kind of robotic abuse? Should i do something about it?