Tuesday, July 08, 2008

WebDataCentre.com: Bad Bot

WebDataCentre.com has a bad bot which does not obey robots.txt file telling them to stay off our web sites. The user agent looks like this:

Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; WebDataCentreBot/1.0; +http://WebDataCentre.com/)

The network is an old favorite which seems to be full of suspiciousness:

OrgName: SoftLayer Technologies Inc.
Address: 1950 N Stemmons Freeway
City: Dallas
StateProv: TX
PostalCode: 75207
Country: US

ReferralServer: rwhois://rwhois.softlayer.com:4321

NetRange: -