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Ipod, Ipad Iphone user agents

Any bad conduct coming from such UAs

     
8:55 am on May 2, 2013 (gmt 0)

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I am sure we have all noticed that hits to our sites are increasingly showing a greater number of the above-referenced mobile device UAs.

From time to time I grab a number of these UAs and check their IPs to see if they are scraper/scammers, etc.

To date, I have yet to find a bad guy.

Are my efforts to identify scrapers with such UAs poorly done, or is this rather fertile field for scrapers not yet being used to any significant extent?
4:48 pm on May 2, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Scraper can come from any IP range. They can (and do) come from mobile carrier ranges spoofing mobile device UAs.

Best to check headers. Those are often screwed-up.
3:12 am on May 3, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Thanks for your advice.