On 2002.05.20, Francis Hwang <sera / fhwang.net> wrote:
> 
> One caveat: Under most circumstances, using a bot or anything similar 
> to get results out of Google is a violation of its Terms of Service. 
> (See http://www.google.com/terms_of_service.html.) Now, the chances 
> of them noticing are pretty slim, since you're only one of millions 
> of hits they get every day.

> But if they do catch on, they'll probably block your IP without
> advance warning.

^^^ Have they _ever_ done this?  Is this urban legend or
speculation, or is there actual documented proof?

Curious,

-- Dossy

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