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    What's with Page-Shop.com?
    Over the last two days I have received several thousand searches from a robot heritrix from page-shop.com. I went to their site and found a single page with a sales blurb that sounded like a sales pitch from the Internet Bubble days. Am I the only lucky person? I can ban them but usually in cases like this I don't - even Google started scanning their first site once...

    Charles

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    page-shop.com is a Japanese language site. It's also registered to a Japanese company.

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    Comfortably Numb John Powell's Avatar
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    Heritrix started hammering one of my sites tonight. Must be about 20 different IPs got blocked by my bad spider zapper.
    The only way that happens if they disobey my robots file.

    It looks like it had innocent enough beginnings as open source project at SourceForge.
    Heritrix is the Internet Archive's open-source, extensible, web-scale, archival-quality web crawler project.
    Now it looks like it's up to no good.


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