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Hits by Mozzilla/3.0- Not too polite

3:29 pm on Sep 7, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Just got hit by Mozzilla/3.0, and it doers NOT read robots.txt.

Note the two "zz"'s

Might be a Japanese search engine, I do not know for sure. Couple hundred hits in 3 seconds, until it fell into my Spider Trap! That cut it off!

Should be blockable just by UA Mozzilla, or IP of

Here is a log entry: - - [07/Sep/2002:01:49:51 -0600] "GET /xx/more5.html HTTP/1.0" 200 42666 "-" "Mozzilla/3.0" - - [07/Sep/2002:01:49:51 -0600] "GET /xx/more4.html HTTP/1.0" 200 44041 "-" "Mozzilla/3.0" - - [07/Sep/2002:01:49:51 -0600] "GET /xx/more3.html HTTP/1.0" 200 42617 "-" "Mozzilla/3.0"

Just a heads up for ya'll!


6:06 pm on Sept 7, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Thanks for the heads up.

For those of us using IIS I added it as a "website stripper" to my browscap.ini file which will be available for download on Sunday evening as usual.


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