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  • Hello,

    There’s a WP plugin called RSS Poster. In the last couple of days, we’ve been scraped by a couple of different sites using that plugin. They get our feeds — they’re basic feeds; no formatting — and somehow RSS Poster converts them into formatted feeds, with images and all.

    Is there a way to block scrapers using RSS Poster — and other such plugins/software — from stealing other sites’ feeds? Of course, I know we can ban the IP addresses of the ones we find, but we were wondering if there’s a way to block the plugin itself (and others like it) from capturing our feeds so as to block the scrapers we haven’t found. This has become a real nuisance.

    Any assistance would be much appreciated.

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