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Bing image - Now they also only hotlink to your images

so no page views

     
8:22 pm on Apr 19, 2011 (gmt 0)

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hmm incredible now Bing makes the same mistake as google, they only show the image not the site anymore, dont they get it, that sites with images have a lot of bandwidth to pay for so they are dependent on ads like CPM ads, they need real impressions, not just hotlinking.

this is placed instead of your page : Displaying this page may force you to leave Bing Images. Opening the page in a new window will prevent this.
Open in a new window | Open here

On google a script worked to redirect to real page, but how to do this with bing any suggestions.
1:24 pm on Apr 20, 2011 (gmt 0)

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no one here have a solution
4:01 pm on Apr 21, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I wish I could figure out how to get Bing to stop indexing my images.

Seems there is no simple solution, like with Googlebot.
2:07 pm on Apr 22, 2011 (gmt 0)

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dont seem to that any care about bing image
9:07 pm on Apr 29, 2011 (gmt 0)

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i have thought about all kind of solutions, but i cant figure it out, so i would recommend every one to block Bing image to save a lot of bandwidth.

How do you block Bing image
9:46 pm on Apr 29, 2011 (gmt 0)

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How do you block Bing image


Block image directory in robots.txt? That's what I do on pictures I don't want to appear in images search.
5:02 am on June 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

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To block image indexing in Google add this to your robts.txt file.
User-agent: Googlebot-Image
Disallow: /


To block image indexing in yahoo add this to your robts.txt file.
User-agent: Yahoo-MMCrawler
Disallow: /


To block image indexing in Picsearch add this to your robts.txt file.

User-agent: psbot
Disallow: /


To block image indexing in MSN/Bing add this to your robts.txt file.

User-agent: msnbot
Disallow: /*.jpg$
Disallow: /*.jpeg$
Disallow: /*.gif$
Disallow: /*.png$


To block access to your /images folder add this to robots.txt
User-agent: *
Disallow: /images


This all assumes a well behaved crawler.