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Caught Google Red Handed!

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Caught the GoogleBot browsing Kitely Forums..
no big deal of course, I just thought it was funny to see...
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"Googlebot is a crawler that collects documents from the internet and compiles them for Google's index. It's a harmless spider that archives information from forums."
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Re: Caught Google Red Handed!

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Shandon Loring wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2024 3:45 am
Caught the GoogleBot browsing Kitely Forums..
..."Googlebot is a crawler that collects documents from the internet and compiles them for Google's index. It's a harmless spider that archives information from forums."
Harmless or not I'd vastly prefer it kept its sticky nose out of here. Archiving stuff and presumably finding uses for it isn't an entirely benevolent activity. Stuff like the health issues Gregg shared recently just shouldn't be moved out of the forum where they were intended to be seen.
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