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Date:  Wed, 22nd-Dec-2004prevnext

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I've just added some IP filters to my access reporting system to discount the hits from bots. The results were rewarding yet strangely deflating.

For the past six months I've watched my page views creep up from the low hundreds to around 2,000 per day and I have quietly rejoiced at my apparent popularity.

Yet I'd always thought it odd that so few people actually comment here, hence my quest to rationalise my web statistics.

With the filters in place, yesterday's page view count drops from 2,429 to a mere 767...

There's some positive news though: According to FeedBurner, the RSS feed from this weblog has, on average, 47 individual subscribers (low: 17, peak: 63). The Urban Mainframe also boasts 27 registered users! So a hearty thank you to you all.

IP Filters

For the record, the following lists all the IPs I am currently filtering from the access reports:

GoogleBot
64.68.82.13
64.68.82.14
64.68.82.25
64.68.82.27
64.68.82.28
64.68.82.37
64.68.82.44
64.68.82.46
64.68.82.47
64.68.82.55
64.68.82.79
64.68.82.135
64.68.82.136
64.68.82.137
64.68.82.142
64.68.82.143
64.68.82.144
64.68.82.159
64.68.82.164
64.68.82.165
64.68.82.167
64.68.82.169
64.68.82.173
64.68.82.174
64.68.82.176
64.68.82.178
64.68.82.181
64.68.82.184
64.68.82.189
64.68.82.199
64.68.82.208

64.68.83.175
64.68.83.69

64.68.87.69

66.249.64.4
66.249.64.6
66.249.64.10
66.249.64.13
66.249.64.16
66.249.64.18
66.249.64.25
66.249.64.27
66.249.64.28
66.249.64.35
66.249.64.36
66.249.64.37
66.249.64.39
66.249.64.44
66.249.64.45
66.249.64.47
66.249.64.49
66.249.64.50
66.249.64.77
66.249.64.129
66.249.64.131
66.249.64.135
66.249.64.138
66.249.64.142
66.249.64.143
66.249.64.169
66.249.64.175
66.249.64.178
66.249.64.184
66.249.64.185
66.249.64.198

66.249.66.104

IBM
66.147.154.3

Inktomisearch
66.196.90.11
66.196.90.13
66.196.90.15
66.196.90.24
66.196.90.69
66.196.90.72
66.196.90.75
66.196.90.123
66.196.90.168
66.196.90.211
66.196.90.221
66.196.90.243
66.196.90.251

66.196.91.12
66.196.91.13
66.196.91.14
66.196.91.15
66.196.91.16
66.196.91.17
66.196.91.18
66.196.91.28
66.196.91.33
66.196.91.44
66.196.91.56
66.196.91.69
66.196.91.72
66.196.91.79
66.196.91.85
66.196.91.108

66.196.101.83
66.196.101.84
66.196.101.85
66.196.101.86
66.196.101.87
66.196.101.88
66.196.101.89
66.196.101.90
66.196.101.91
66.196.101.92

Teoma
65.214.36.16
65.214.36.153

Alexa
209.237.238.173
209.237.238.179

MSN
207.46.98.135
207.46.98.136
207.46.98.137

Intelliseek
64.158.138.48

Looksmart
64.242.88.10

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