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Any website worth its salt will categorically block visitors who claim to be the Googlebot but come from a non-Google IP.
And how on earth do you know all the IP addresses Google bots are using?If you have personally met the bona fide Googlebot crawling English-language content from a range other than 66.249.blahblah, many people hererabouts would like to hear about it. A few years back, Google said they were going to start using other, non-ARIN ranges. But I can't remember anyone posting hard evidence that they were actually doing so.
And how on earth do you know all the IP addresses Google bots are using?
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Publishers should enclose paywalled content with structured data to help Google differentiate paywalled content from the practice of cloaking, where the content served to Googlebot is different from the content served to users. If no structured data is provided to indicate the paywall, the paywall may be mistaken for a form of cloaking and the content could be removed from Google.
For detailed specifications on implementing the structured data, visit our Developer documentation.
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