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webmasterworld.com block Chinese visitors? I can not access from China guoqi msg:3440362 1:03 am on Sep 4, 2007 (gmt 0) I back to China last Saturday, I tried to access here, I always got an 403 Forbidden or Apache test page. I thought here was down, but actually it wasn't By remote control a server in America, I am still able to access this forum.
What does it means?
1. Webmasterworld block visitors from China by itself? 2. Chinese government block Webmasterworld.com
vincevincevince msg:3440407 2:26 am on Sep 4, 2007 (gmt 0)
Perhaps it was this [ webmasterworld.com] front page thread which did it? workingNOMAD msg:3440766 2:24 pm on Sep 4, 2007 (gmt 0)
I got that when I was in Indonesia. I thought the site was down for ages but was confused as nothing had been reported anywhere else about ww?
What's the story with Asia and this site?
Brett_Tabke msg:3441075 6:21 pm on Sep 4, 2007 (gmt 0)
It could be an isp with a specific proxy that has hammered us in the past. I know we have so few .cn visitors, that when one tries tos pider us, we usually block the B block. guoqi msg:3443702 4:09 am on Sep 7, 2007 (gmt 0)
Ok, I am back online now. You actually block the biggest ISP in China.
I arranged multiple internet connections at my office now, I can switch between those gateways. If you block 1 or 2 of them, I will always still be possible to access here.
phparion msg:3443742 6:20 am on Sep 7, 2007 (gmt 0)
the spider can be from a Chinese search engine, or they tried to scrap data from WebmasterWorld?