Starting a few days ago, I noticed that I was receiving an abnormaly large amount of clickthroughs.

So, I set up a redirect script that logs the date, the linked clicked, and the ip address of whoever clicked the link when someone clicks on a linkshare link.

What i am finding is that googlebot is clicking through most of the Linkshare links and this is being tracked by linkshare and showing up in my stats.

Is this normal? I would have assumed that linkshare wouldn't count these as legitimate clicksthroughs.