Why would a residential or consumer IP be flagged as a bot?
If you see that an IP address from a residential ISP such as Comcast, Time Warner, Verizon, etc. is flagged as a bot, it generally means one of two things:
1. The user is using software to generate fake clicks, or
2. Their device is infected with some type of malware and is currently part of a “botnet.”
If you want us to take a look at a particular IP, just reach out with the details and we’ll be happy to take a closer look.
Article 742 Last updated: 08/01/2021 11:15:11 AM