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"Safebrowsing" added to robots.txt

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Monday, October 30, 2006
13 years ago3,092 views

This one's newly disallowed in Google's robots.txt. Anyone know what it could mean?

google.com/safebrowsing

(On a side-note, I wonder which other robots.txt on the web has a PageRank of 5!
google.com/robots.txt)

zmarties [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Presumably that is used by the Google safebrowsing extension for Firefox

google.com/tools/firefox/safeb ...

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

An Open database perhaps ? Maybe it could evolve to complement Checkout. Give out "Verified by Google" stickers or whatever.

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

What's wapsearch anyway ?

NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Checkout this search result
google.com/search?as_q=&nu ...

From the Google support page
<quote>
Google Safe Browsing is a feature of the Google Toolbar for Firefox that alerts you if a webpage you're visiting appears to be asking for your personal or financial information under false pretenses.
</quote>
google.com/support/toolbar/bin ...

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

I think Philipp meant What could this addition mean, not What is Safebrowsing.

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