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Data scraping, is it legal and what are the best methods to display data?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by romelucky, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. romelucky

    romelucky Newbie

    Mar 25, 2013
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    I've been researching sites that scrape data for statistical purposes and have come across a few such as Statscrop, Statmyweb, and Uglystat

    My question is what are they using to gather their statistics and why is it they are legal?

    I realize Google is the biggest web scraper on the planet but websites have no choice but to allow them for traffic purposes but what about others?

    I don't have any coding experience (sorry), but I kinda think they are using Ajax, PHP, and a few API's.


    B. Hartford