Ping Spam in Spinn3r

I just stumbled across Plotr which looks really amazing.

… which reminded me that I haven’t yet blogged about the amount of ping spam that we fight in Spinn3r:

One of the great features of Spinn3r is that it has native spam prevention which prevents a good deal of worthless content form being indexed by our customers.

What we haven’t done a good job of doing (until now) is exposing the sheer volume of ping spam that hits our servers.

Every hour we see nearly 720k pings. Of these pings nearly 93% of them are from spam blogs!

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