Digital Ocean Inc. Is spamming my website.

My google analytics shows 50+ visits per day to my website. Why are you guys running a bot to my website. Its messing up my analytics and I believe its an attempt from someone to mess with my seo / leech bandwidth. I have been forced to filter you from my analytics and ban all visitors from this service via htaccess…

I saw a post about someone else griping about the same thing from you guys…



We’ve got the same issue only 4,000+ hits in last 30 days. Trying to exclude also.

In the last week my GA is showing 248 sessions, 202 with new users. and avg. session duration of .05 all from Digital Ocean. Stop it.

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From a separate post from two years back:

ryanpq MOD April 7, 2015 If you are seeing visits where the ISP shows as DigitalOcean these are visits coming via another droplet in one of our data centers most likely. Several decent sized VPN services utilize our services so the most likely explanation is that you are getting visits from users using a public VPN service or someone running a crawler or bot on their droplet.

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same here… getting lots of records in Analytics from digitalocean llc based in Santa Clara 😣

We’ve seen 4,000+ hits in the last thirty days. They are obviously providing service to bot/spider users.

We had to make sure we had “Exclude Known Bots” activated in our Google Analytics (It wasn’t). and I am working with our host dev team to exclude the ISP IP Addresses. Network Domain shows as the source.

I’m getting unisolicited spam emails from Digital Ocean IP addresses all the time. Seems like this service provider is not doing anything to control their clients use of their (and my) resources.

Best just to have your firewall block all traffic from their IP addresses -

Why is it that is displaying my logo, website copy and articles even after I have sent you a cease and Desist letter? Does this person work for you? Why is falsely claiming that they have worked in the fashion business or graphic design, displaying our articles and taking credit for someone else’s work?

This is a direct violation of dmca laws.