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is it possible to scrape emails if they are not public?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Lauriat, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Lauriat

    Lauriat Power Member

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    I do understand it is not possible with standard scraping programms, but is it possible at all?
    I am talking about forums, where member emails are not public.
     
  2. OnlineA

    OnlineA Regular Member

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    How can you possibly scrape something you don't see? What you are talking about is hacking the database, not scraping.
     
  3. bizzeff9

    bizzeff9 Registered Member

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    You can't do it legally, you can use sql injection
    But it is not legal and it is really not profitable ;)
     
  4. JoeMongan

    JoeMongan Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You would have to hack the database in order to do that and then it is not very profitable depending on the
    niche. You can only scrape what is visible or on the surface tis the word scrape not penetrate.

    -RK
     
  5. ContentWriter

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    If you will do that, it'll be more painful than a profitable experience.
    But they are right. It's hacking and not scraping.