[FoRK] Should we add some ads to FoRK-archive? At 60K hits/day...

Strata R. Chalup strata
Wed Oct 12 12:28:01 PDT 2005

Given that the archives are publically readable, are updated regularly, contain 
'live' email addresses, and the amount of spam I get peaks 3 - 7 days after I 
make a FoRK post (and is sometimes eerily topical), yeah, I'd believe that 90% 
of the traffic to xent is bots.  Spam-harvesting bots.

But I love y'all too much to leave (so far).  ;-)

"The scoops! The scoops!"


Rohit Khare wrote:

> So far, I've learned one thing from the AdSense experience that explains 
> a lot. Of the 283 hits on the two months worth of FoRK I've instrumented 
> today, Google has recorded *8* page impressions.
> Even putting aside that some of the 722 hits over the past two days are 
> me, testing the system, is a total of only 80 impressions really 
> supposed to suggest that 90% of the traffic to xent is from bots or 
> non-JavaScript-enabled/ad-blocking browsers?
> Anyone else had experience with an order-of-magnitude discrepancy 
> between pageviews? Should I add a test web bug gif to cross-check this?
> Rohit
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