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Wednesday, 28th February 2007

Questions About Web Access to Health Information From Matt Koll

In a post titled, "Unequal access to government data?" search expert, Dr. Matt Koll, now working at Revolution Health, points out on his blog that DailyMed from NIH is blocked to all web crawlers except Googleblot using robots.txt.

Koll writes:

Is the government allowed to do that? Does anyone know if this is common?

Interesting discovery Matt!

Btw, What is DailyMed?

DailyMed provides high quality information about marketed drugs. This information includes FDA approved labels (package inserts). This Web site provides health information providers and the public with a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling as found in medication package inserts.


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