__/ [ Georgie ] on Wednesday 10 May 2006 15:26 \__
> "Usenet" <Mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> My first reaction is "no", but I thought I'd ask.
>> "Yahoo Slurp" seems to be all over me like a rash at the moment.
>> And then I've got a blank form submission, but only one. No
>> necessary link between those two facts, but I wondered
>> Mark Stanton
>> One small step for mankind...
> Well, bots could easily submit forms if they wanted to but I doubt Yahoo
> 'would', it would be unusual. Could be a spambot
Look at your logs and check the IP address. Reverse DNS lookup tool:
See if it's really Yahoo (Inktomi Slurp). About a week ago, someone in this
newsgroup claimed that Google had crawled his entire Web site rather
viciously. After careful simple tests, it turned out to have been a spoofer.
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