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New User Agent for Google News

     
4:10 pm on Dec 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Today we are announcing a new user agent for robots.txt called Googlebot-News that gives publishers even more control over their content.

New User Agent for News
2009-12-02 - [GoogleWebmasterCentral.Blogspot.com...]

3:53 am on Dec 5, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Publishers, remember not to rely on this user agent to bypass your subscription firewall etc. It is easy for someone to set their browser to use it! Stick to IP lookup methods.