[Tutor] What can I do if I'm banned from a website??

James Reynolds eire1130 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 22:42:30 CEST 2012

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 4:35 PM, Benjamin Fishbein <bfishbein79 at gmail.com>wrote:

> I've been scraping info from a website with a url program I wrote. But now
> I can't open their webpage, no matter which web browser I use. I think
> they've somehow blocked me. How can I get back in? Is it a temporary block?
> And can I get in with the same computer from a different wifi?
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A few thoughts:

1. Try using a proxy.
2. Ask the webadmin (nicely) to unban you
3. Use requests / urllib3 to se connection pooling
4. See if the site has an API designed for data extraction.
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