Help - mining secure web pages -for ligitmate use

Mike Castle dalgoda at
Sat Jan 26 03:31:06 CET 2002

In article <SZ238.7981$Qc6.2659433 at>,
Patrick F Harris <patrickharris5 at> wrote:
>I do not think this is illegal as I have legitimate accounts to access this
>sites, I just don't want to manual log in. I want to spool the data for
>offline analysis.

Be sure to check the Terms of Service that you signed up for on these
services.  This kind of automation may indeed be against their rules and
can result in you losing access.


     Mike Castle      dalgoda at
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen
fatal ("You are in a maze of twisty compiler features, all different"); -- gcc

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