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March 21, 2006

Google MBD

Google changed their robots.txt and included entries for finance, extern_js and MBD.

Old robots : ...

New robots :

It's weird to see that resolves correctly. Google actually serves a blank page.

What could mean MBD? Maybe "million barrels per day", or "minimal brain dysfunction"? Don't think so. Maybe Google Embed, a service that lets you create mashups using Google services.

Update: Peter Dawson suggests in Blogoscoped Forum that the acronym may mean "medical and biological database".

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