It would appear that Swoogle is not being very polite to web servers. It seems to hit me from 2/4 times a second. I am probably going to ban it from UKlug because its just not very nice to hammer someones server as hard as that. At least Google is useful ie poeple find my site via google and it still manages to be polite about it. You would think that people doing research would be trying to be a bit more polite about what they are doing.
I have sent a couple of emails to the technical contacts and the the people running swoogle
If I don’t get a reply I will ban their entire subnet because they appear to be using different IP address’s to spider from.