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Two spider owners that need slapped

11:41 am on Nov 21, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Apparently crawling for Lycos Wap engine: CrawlerBoy Pinpoint.com

It was hyper agressive following all links and cgi's. (the @$#! hit me up for 2 gig of bandwidth yesterday)

Another brain dead one that got caught in several loops trying to dl the ad banner code on everypage:

avilink.net Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0)


11:53 am on Nov 21, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Brett - do you think that the first one is genuinely from pinpoint.com? I can't get much information on the IP address that's all, and any information I can find doesn't point at pinpoint or lycos.