MSNBot acting like the old Googlebot?

May 10, 2004 - 10:13 pm 0 by
Filed Under Bing Search

Once upon a time, Google's spider ran rampant on the web, and webmasters all over took extreme measures in response.

According to a recent post at Best Practices, it seems that MSN's spider is having similar growing pains. Yikes - if I were getting hammered like that, I wouldn't rely on robots.txt, I'd block every known MSNbot IP address.

 

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