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Why is "googlehosted.com" in the DNS records for our website after signing up for DDOS protection?

This is an old question but I recently ran into this issue and see that your question wasn't really answered. The *.dv.googlehosted.com CNAME record is for Google Apps, now known as GSuite, to verify ...
Mike Roberts's user avatar
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Theft Protection during domain transfer from to a different registrar

Theft Protection should mean registrar-lock. Indeed you should not change this while the transfer is in progress. Nowadays you need an auth code. It's been like that since 2006 if I remember well, ...
Kate's user avatar
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Does hotlinking image protection hurt search engines indexing?

Do I need to explicitly add every search engine & social media... Potentially, yes. However, it does depend on how the third party (search engine / social media platform) fetches/caches your ...
MrWhite's user avatar
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How to protect data on a website from indexing and inclusion to machine learning or LLMs training data?

The MLNoindex attribute, like robots.txt, is merely a polite rquest that people do not use the data from your site for their own benefit via automated crawling. It requires the crawler to opt-in to ...
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How to protect data on a website from indexing and inclusion to machine learning or LLMs training data?

short answer: You can't prevent it. any freely accessible information on the web is (simply) available and can be included to any database, LLM or ML training data source etc. If someone wants to ...
Jaylen's user avatar
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Malicious & nonbeneficial IP address blocks (subnets) for AdWords blocking

AdWords already does not count visits from the Googlebot or other known search engine crawlers, it is intelligent enough to recognise these as invalid clicks. As for blocking IP addresses or address ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar

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