How to stop pirate sites affecting your Analytics
We recently discovered that not only had someone copied our entire site design and code, they hadn’t even bothered to change the tracking code, so their hits were being counted in our Google Analytics account, which was making a mess of our reports.
The workaround was fairly simple, all we had to do is add a custom ‘include’ filter on the profile settings page within Analytics.
The code you need
Simply add a ‘Custom filter’ with the following settings:
Don’t forget to escape the dots in your domain name with a backslash, as this string will be parsed as a Regular Expression by Google, and an un-escaped . character will match any character.