Privacy issue with your site
annew at kde.org
Fri Jun 26 20:17:48 UTC 2009
On Friday 26 June 2009 20:49:05 Andy Goossens wrote:
> Op donderdag 25 juni 2009 20:35:36 schreef Anne Wilson:
> > On Wednesday 24 June 2009 17:42:21 Brian wrote:
> > > I don't post to your mailing lists and yet lists.kde.org is one of the
> > > first results for my name.
> > >
> > > http://www.google.com/search?q=%22brian+mingus%22
> > >
> > > This is unacceptable - the Wikimedia Foundation has banned spiders from
> > > crawling their mailing lists using robots.txt. Please remove this page
> > > from your site.
> > This is a very strange thing. The link that mentions kde is in the
> > second 10 - yet if you click on it you get taken to an archive of
> > messages to Wikitech- l. It doesn't appear to have any connection with
> > KDE.
> It is not that strange: The hostname "lists.kde.org" is an alias for
> "marc.info". The actual content is on marc.info but we provide an
> alternative way to access it. If you replace any "lists.kde.org" URL by
> "marc.info" then it will still work.
> If you take a look at http://lists.kde.org/robots.txt then it is obvious
> that every spider but Google(bot) is banned. Not that it will stop the bad
Seems to me that if you post to any mailing list, sooner or later your address
will be picked up. The strange thing is that he is surprised.
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