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Re: Crawlers and WebID

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 23:58:34 +0200
Cc: WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>, foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org
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To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Richard  Cyganiak kindly moved the part I wrote up to its own space


after reformatting the text.


On 23 Jun 2011, at 18:50, Henry Story wrote:

> There was a very long discussion on the Linked Data mailing list on issues of student build crawlers going crazy on linked data sites, in such a way that it amounted to a denial of service attacks.
> The thread is entitled "Think before you write Semantic Web crawlers"
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/2011Jun/0499.html
> Kingsley and I have been very vocal in urging for WebID enabled crawlers and linked data publishers to solve this problem. I think we even got some good mind share on it.
> I wrote up the details here:
>  http://www.w3.org/wiki/Bad_Crawlers
> We could use this as a powerful use case for WebID. Please add improvements on that page, and we should link to it somewhere.
>  Henry
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/

Social Web Architect
Received on Thursday, 23 June 2011 21:59:05 UTC

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