[FoRK] Should we add some ads to FoRK-archive? At 60K hits/day...
Strata R. Chalup
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
> Anyone else had experience with an order-of-magnitude discrepancy
> between pageviews? Should I add a test web bug gif to cross-check this?
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