Author Topic: What's the deal with Baidu? (Who's online)  (Read 4667 times)

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What's the deal with Baidu? (Who's online)
« on: October 30, 2011, 11:32:01 PM »
i don't know if it's an error with the system or not, but lately there's been 10-25 Baidu "spiders" frequently saying "unknown action"

they're cluttering up the funtion and making it annoying to use. anything that can be done?

« Last Edit: October 30, 2011, 11:58:02 PM by Shadow Gilgamesh »

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Re: What's the deal with Baidu? (Who's online)
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2011, 01:54:01 AM »
Yeah. Click the drop-down box, and select "Members Only"

Then only Members will be displayed on the Who's Online screen.


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Re: What's the deal with Baidu? (Who's online)
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2011, 09:09:08 PM »
Excellent, shame it doesn't change the fact Baidu is watching us...


(Although it's probably just lots of people wanting information on the changes to FFXIV)

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Re: What's the deal with Baidu? (Who's online)
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2011, 10:07:45 PM »
Not just Baidu, Google and Yahoo sometimes crawl this site with 20 different IP's as well ::)

I could just turn them off all together if you people really want that, but I personally don't see any reason as you can filter them out.


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Re: What's the deal with Baidu? (Who's online)
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2011, 10:39:33 PM »
No, we're just scared of them stalking us ;D


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Re: What's the deal with Baidu? (Who's online)
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2011, 12:06:55 AM »
No point trying to hide from Google. They'll find everything about us eventually. Why bother being afraid? All they#ll ever use the information for is to improve their services and give us ads we might actually care about.

Although, futile as it may be, I do love playing hide and seek ;D

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Re: What's the deal with Baidu? (Who's online)
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2011, 08:34:27 AM »
Who knows what they really do with the information. Its quite scarry if you know what Google (and other mega internet companies like Facebook) can do with the information they gather though :o They probably even know more about you than yourself ::)