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polybot 1.0

     
9:12 pm on May 22, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Reporting a new (?) robot.

outland.poly.edu (128.238.32.77)
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Ignored my non-existant robot.txt file. :)

4:19 am on May 23, 2001 (gmt 0)

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I saw polybot visited several of my domains today.
What could it be?
7:15 am on May 23, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Maybe this:
[poly.edu...]
12:11 pm on May 23, 2001 (gmt 0)

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wow
9:18 am on May 26, 2001 (gmt 0)

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We have also been visited by polybot. Made 24 requests including one for robots.txt

Here is a little more info: [cis.poly.edu...]

3:03 am on May 27, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Great another agressive rogue research crawler. Just what the web doesn't need.
Banned em.
5:15 am on May 27, 2001 (gmt 0)

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They must be watching if they're pulling robot.txt files now.
7:28 am on May 27, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Here are three more ip's:

weasel.poly.edu (128.238.55.7)
gator.poly.edu (128.238.55.6)
ferret.poly.edu (128.238.55.8)

All have the same ua as outland.poly.edu
polybot 1.0