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Google only cares that they see the same thing your users see. If you're only serving up different content to these bad crawlers, and your users are getting your normal content and Google is getting that same content, you're ok.
Here is Google's document about cloaking. It defines cloaking as "the practice of presenting different content or URLs to human users and search engines." That page also has a Matt Cutts video. In the video at 0:28, Matt defines cloaking as "showing different content to users than Googlebot." Google only cares what you show to real users and what you ...
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