Forum: Ruby on Rails Combating site suckers

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CSN (Guest)
on 2006-01-04 01:32
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Does anybody have any tips for combating site suckers
- of the variety that use wget and other site
downloaders; hit sites hard; ignore robots.txt; and
even set User-agent to commonly used browser strings?
I'm using Lighty and SCGI. Back with Apache, there
were various modules that could limit total bandwidth,
but I never found anything that worked well.

thanks
csn



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