• http://podcast.neo1seo.com NeO

    That’s Hilarious Danny!!! I bet this makes it’s rounds in the blogosphere before those results are out of the main index.

    Good find.

  • http://blog.outer-court.com Philipp Lenssen

    They’ve adjusted their robots.txt now to block “/products?”. Those spammers ;)

  • http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/ Matt Cutts

    Even though Vanessa Fox did all of the heavy lifting to mention this to the right people, I can’t resist the punchline: Danny, this was an oversight, and the robots.txt file will be updated soon.

    In fact, it already is. Thanks for noticing that in switching from Froogle to Product Search, the robots.txt didn’t add “/products?” to match the “/froogle?”.

  • jeremy mayes
  • bizbuilder

    I just came across the original post, dated 4/30/07. I see some comments say the robots file has been updated to disallow the product searches, yet product searches are still showing up (as of today, 7/7/07). For example, do a Google search on: aluminum liner kit