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Re: The Ethics of Webbots

by gjb (Vicar)
on Sep 17, 2004 at 17:34 UTC ( #391851=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The Ethics of Webbots

Yes, IMO this is unethical.

You can run into trouble. Once I inadvertently violated Google's TOS and the ip-address was blacklisted. Unfortunately this happened to be the ip-address of the proxy that served the whole company I worked for. It took a letter with apologies to Google to get this corrected.

Just my 2 cents, -gjb-

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