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strange referring site

Getting referrers from a site that 404s

   
1:53 pm on Oct 17, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Seeing a lot of accesses in my stats from a referring site [oh.my.lord...] (Note: Should be OK to run this URL as is, because it 404s.)

What the heck is this?

Thanks for any illumination, lord.

1:50 am on Oct 23, 2003 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Administrator jatar_k is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



sounds like log spamming or a dummy referrer to me.
1:55 am on Oct 23, 2003 (gmt 0)

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It's not log spamming in the traditional sense. There are a couple scripts out there that use weird referers and this is probably what you are seeing. People doing experiments and such - usually nothing to worry about.
1:58 am on Oct 23, 2003 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Administrator jatar_k is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



true, you would think if someone was truly log spamming they would use a url that actually resolved, though stranger things have been known to happen. ;)

When you say "a lot of accesses" is it causing a serious problem? If not, I wouldn't worry as Chris_R mentioned.

 

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