Google Analytics Traffic from Boardman, Oregon

I’ve been noticing a trend on several sites using Google Analytics. There seems to be a lot of traffic coming from Boardman, Oregon.

Turns out that Amazon Web Services runs a pretty big datacenter there

Online retail giant Amazon, which operates two server farms near Boardman and one near Umatilla,

Lots of other people are seeing traffic from Boardman as well:

OMG Boardman!!! Ashburn!!! I’ve had almost 30000 visits from Boardman in the last 6 weeks. Boardman is a tiny town in Oregon, population 3220 people …. and they’re all coming to my site almost 8x each for less that a second!!!! HEEEEELLLLPPPPP!!!! I’m being overrun by Boardman men! Who are these people!!


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