__/ [ Eric Johnston ] on Friday 10 March 2006 13:13 \__
> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> __/ [ Eric Johnston ] on Friday 10 March 2006 11:34 \__
>>> Since about 10am yesterday 9 May 2006
>>> All my web pages with Urchin tracker were very slow to load. I fixed
>>> gradually over several hours by removing the tracker code from affected
>>> pages. I now understand that I could have simply moved the tracker code
>>> the bottom of the pages rather than having it in the head. It seems
>>> Google changed their advice about where to put the Urchin code and I had
>>> missed the update.
>> Remember that Urchin stats will be incomplete. Not everyone permits
>> to run (i.e. spy).
>>> I've also notices that the PR display is now greyed out. I've tried IE,
>>> Firefox and reloading the toolbars, but PR still all grey - for all web
>>> sites I visit. Any ideas ?
>>> Best regards, Eric.
>> It sounds as though your IP may have been led to (temporary) banishment.
>> you tried changing addresses? Have you been running any tools that do
>> analysis based on data from Google?
>> Best wishes,
>> Roy S. Schestowitz | "Free the mind, the source will follow"
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> My IP address does not seem to be the problem as another computer on the
> local LAN shows PR green as usual.
If IP addresses on the LAN are static (as opposed to dynamically allocated
regardless of MAC addresses), that would suggest the very opposite. Google
could reject traffic to/from one particular IP address rather than an entire
subnet (e.g. a D-block).
> I now suspect 'anti-spy' problem.
> Perhaps a Norton Security upgrade or Microsoft Antispyware upgrade has
> blocked both PR and Urchin - unresolved despite temporary disabling ?.
Does your firewall software have any logs, debugging tools or any other
facility which will discover what is happening underneath? Something is
being blocked, either by Google or by your software (including operating
> Best regards, Eric.
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