Why? What possible value would there be in doing this? Just curious.
From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Peter Murray
Sent: Friday, May 20, 2011 10:42 AM
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] exposing website visitor IP addresses to webcrawlers
Interesting question. I don't see the harm in doing so. It isn't the raw access logs, so one can't see what was accessed. It isn't useful as an attack vector because there is a mixture of servers/crawlers and desktop IPs there; one might just as well attack the entire address space.
On May 20, 2011, at 10:35 AM, Keith Jenkins wrote:
> Just out of curiosity, does anyone on this list have any opinions
> about whether website owners should publicly post lists of their
> visitors' IP addresses (or hostnames) and to also allow such lists to
> be indexable by search engines?
> For example:
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