Block cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz referral spam in Google Analytics
This webpage contains a guide that shows you how to block cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz referral spam (referrer spam) in Google Analytics by creating an exclude filter.
We recently discovered a few new referrer spam websites that takes things a little far. Cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz and cookie-law-enforcement-ee.xyz are two of them. Cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz is a referrer spam URL that is basically used to scam webmasters into embedding unnecessary spam links into their websites. If your Google Analytics reports show that your website is receiving an unusual amount of cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz referral traffic it means that your Google Analytics account is being targeted by a spammer.
Do not copy and paste this link into your website. It is a spam code that can eventually affect your website’s rank in Google Search results. It is not recommended to embed links like this into your website’s files.
Although cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz referral spam is not harmful to your website and will not affect your rank in Google Search Results Pages, it can ruin the data collected in your Google Analytics reports. For example, cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz referrals will appear to land on a single webpage on your website and leave from the same website, which will create a 100% bounce rate. If your website is targeted by referrer spammers you may not be able to identify your website’s bounce rate. The same can be said about other data measured in most Google Analytics reports.
Why is cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz spamming my website?
The webpage threatens a fine and provides a green recommended solution button. If you click the button you will be directed to http://cookie-consent.org/. The http://cookie-consent.org/ webpage contains a script that they want victims to embed into the body of their webpages.
If you are affected by cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz do not embed this script into your website. This is a referrer spam URL that is trying to deceive you and nothing more. It is recommended to block cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz referral spam in Google Analytics by creating an exclude filter.
How to create an exclude filter
1. Open your Google Analytics account and go to the Admin tab. Click Filters on the right side of the webpage.
2. Click the + ADD FILTER button to create a new filter.
3. Add cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz or something else that you can remember as the Filter Name. If you plan to add more spam URLs to the list you can name the list something like “Referrer Spam Filter.”
4. Select the Custom Filter Type from the two options.
5. In Filter Field Field select Campaign Source.
6. In the Filter Pattern box, add cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz and click the blue Save button on the bottom of the webpage. To add multiple URLs to the same filter you can make a Filter Pattern similar to this with a | between each URL: example.com | example.com | cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz
Cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz WHOIS information
WHOIS information for cookie-law-enforcement-bb.xyz could not be provided. The WHOIS record for the associated domain name has been recovered and listed below.
Domain Name: COOKIE-CONSENT.ORG Domain ID: D188667657-LROR WHOIS Server: Referral URL: http://www.moniker.com Updated Date: 2016-05-16T15:53:29Z Creation Date: 2016-05-16T15:48:18Z Registry Expiry Date: 2017-05-16T15:48:18Z Sponsoring Registrar: Moniker Online Services LLC Sponsoring Registrar IANA ID: 228 Domain Status: serverTransferProhibited https://www.icann.org/epp#serverTransferProhibited Registrant ID: MWP13480421200 Registrant Name: Moniker Privacy Services Registrant Organization: Moniker Privacy Services Registrant Street: 2320 NE 9th St Registrant Street: Second Floor Registrant City: Fort Lauderdale Registrant State/Province: FL Registrant Postal Code: 33304 Registrant Country: US Registrant Phone: +1.8006886311 Registrant Phone Ext: Registrant Fax: +1.9545859186 Registrant Fax Ext: Registrant Email: .whoisproxy.org Admin ID: MTP13715800319 Admin Name: Moniker Privacy Services Admin Organization: Moniker Privacy Services Admin Street: 2320 NE 9th St Admin Street: Second Floor Admin City: Fort Lauderdale Admin State/Province: FL Admin Postal Code: 33304 Admin Country: US Admin Phone: +1.8006886311 Admin Phone Ext: Admin Fax: +1.9545859186 Admin Fax Ext: Admin Email: .whoisproxy.org Tech ID: MAP14144407310 Tech Name: Moniker Privacy Services Tech Organization: Moniker Privacy Services Tech Street: 2320 NE 9th St Tech Street: Second Floor Tech City: Fort Lauderdale Tech State/Province: FL Tech Postal Code: 33304 Tech Country: US Tech Phone: +1.8006886311 Tech Phone Ext: Tech Fax: +1.9545859186 Tech Fax Ext: Tech Email: .whoisproxy.org Name Server: NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM Name Server: NS2.DIGITALOCEAN.COM Name Server: NS3.DIGITALOCEAN.COM DNSSEC: unsigned