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    ABW Ambassador Georgie Peri's Avatar
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    January 17th, 2005
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    Question Do networks proactively block bots?
    Greetings all,

    I was wondering if anyone has any intel on if the Networks have some sort of filtering in place to "mark" / "delete" / "flag" click-thrus generated by Search Bots / web spiders?

    Lately I have been getting alot of bot related click-thru's on my site that are generated by search bots like the google bot ...

    I have my redirects pages in the robots.txt to disallow but that doesnt seem to be working so I have started to restrict access on select pages...

    OpA! Giasou Ti kanies!

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    Moderator MichaelColey's Avatar
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    Some do, but you never know which bots they filter out of the stats. Doing it on your end is always better.

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