Google IGNORES disallow search in Robots.txt file

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Bill Hartzer has published an example of a site ranking #1 for their competitive keyword phrase even though their site has robots disallowed. http://www.billhartzer.com/pages/disallow-search-engines-in-robots-txt-file-no-worries-on-google/

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seen data in GWT

Ah yep more than a few times I've seen URLS in GWT that are blocked in Robots.txt that Google is cralwing, one example was it was crawling the parameters of a URL that is clearly blocked. Also getting to these URLs is not easy so it really worked at it

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