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Thanks to the informative info here on WW, I learned I needed to open my access log and do some investigating. First off, tell me there is a better way to look at this file because my eyes are still bleeding from the wall of text. After about 30 minutes of searching and comparing I found a recurring line of text ~ pronto.com/robots.html. I was looking for ip addresses that were the same but this thing kept coming in from different ones, which is why it took me so long to figure it out. ;-)
Anyways, this bot has been taking the product information from my website and adding them to a comparisson shopping directory which many of my competitors are also on. I checked the areas the bot had visited and sure enough, my products are listed. The site seems to be in beta so I guess they are just seeding it. Either way it's nice to get something free for a change. I'll have to keep an eye out for how much referring traffic/sales I get from it.