Bad Bots Account for 73% of Internet Traffic: Analysis::undefined

  • @Touching_Grass
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    3 months ago

    The top five categories of Bad Bot attacks are fake account creation, account takeovers, scraping, account management, and in-product abuse.

    Is it just me or is this article trashy. It lists scraping as bad and suggests it’s immoral. It also lists account management as bad.

    I got a feeling powers that be will attempt to make scrapping illegal under the guise of AI fears. I don’t imagine that many companies like scrapers that collate prices of their products into a website that let’s people compare prices against other stores. I don’t imagine the real bad actors like scrapers that archive internet content into things like the way back machine. It makes it harder to delete that late night drunken rant, the poor PR choice or the political flip flopping or makes it easier to capture real bad activities in the act before they delete their activity after lighting fires everywhere

    • originalucifer
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      153 months ago

      yeah they arent complaining about specific bot activity, its bots existence in general. someone is sloppily pushing a narrative

  • Gunpachi
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    323 months ago

    Bad bots, bad bots whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when they come for you?

    • @StormFather
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      173 months ago

      Bad bots, bad bots whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when they captcha you?

      • @ExfilBravo
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        13 months ago

        the captcha now give you no break.

        • @muntedcrocodile
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          23 months ago

          Its funny cos why bother trying to automate a captcha when u can outsource it to a real human?

  • @markr
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    233 months ago

    At some point in the near future social media will be chatbots all the way down.

    • @Raiderkev
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      33 months ago

      🧑‍🚀🔫👨‍🚀

    • @RememberTheApollo
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      133 months ago

      And the ISP companies complain about how they “couldn’t handle the additional bandwidth” of things like streaming services as they became more popular - at least not without charging everyone more. Come to find out it’s bots consuming the bandwidth. But hey, why waste an opportunity to profit.

      • @MotoAsh
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        113 months ago

        They’d complain even if there was literally nothing to point at. Why waste an opportunity to profit?

    • @V0lD
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      43 months ago

      That’s a remarkably terrible Wikipedia article

      • @7u5k3n
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        13 months ago

        I watched a video a while back… I couldn’t find it. It was much better than the wiki.

  • @SuckMyWang
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    103 months ago

    Scraping? Isn’t this what all the ais are doing?

    • @Touching_Grass
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      83 months ago

      I use flip which let’s me know when discounts are available. Also camel camel camel scrapes amazon. Scraping is pulling information off websites.

    • @a4ng3l
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      23 months ago

      And posting to Reddit if I recall correctly :)

    • @thallamabond
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      23 months ago

      It just means automated search, like a search engine does constantly to stay relevant. Yes ai’s do it, but also tons of websites and businesses.

      Bad bots do it too, but they are bad

  • RBG
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    93 months ago

    Thats… less than I expected.

    • @samus12345
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      33 months ago

      Beep boop, I disagree, fellow human.