black listing of web traffic

Jay Hennigan jay at west.net
Tue Feb 9 15:56:07 CST 2010


Andrey Gordon wrote:
> Can't find my IP on any of the black lists. Don't have any proxies. Sites
> that behave poorly are consistent. That is to say that facebook.com,
> apple.com would always come up without an issue, but cnn.com,
> forever21.com(i know, don't ask, students),
> store.apple.com would consistently take forever to come up.
> 
> Just wanted to check of rate-limiting web clients is a common practice
> nowdays in the industry. If it's not, it's probably an unlikely cause of my
> troubles...

It could be that the problem sites have some form of load balancer that 
has an issue keeping state on multiple sessions from the same IP.

You mentioned that changing the source IP fixed it.  Is this a temporary 
fix that breaks after several users access the sites from the new IP?

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