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Yahoo and NING

     
1:17 pm on May 17, 2013 (gmt 0)

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are they related now?

the traffic comes from a verified Yahoo IP

they took robots.txt with the Slurp UA, and now they keep pounding my website with the "NING/1.0" user agent, making GET and HEAD requests on my homepage

does anyone know what's this all about?

Thanks!
7:40 pm on May 17, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Thanks for pointing out NING. Hadn't heard of it before. Not impressed by what I read on their site. :(

I have about 8 hits for it from the yahoo bot range this month, all from US IP ranges.
 

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