Legit news scraping sources

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by jimboj, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. jimboj

    jimboj Newbie

    Nov 24, 2008
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    First post here so hello to everyone :)

    So I'm planning to build a bunch of autoblogs soon and I'm trying to keep it as whitehat as possible.

    What I mean is, I want to only scrape feeds with excerpts, no full posts, I want to link back with a "read the rest here..." and, this is the big one, I want to scrape only from sites that actually allow syndication.

    So, let's say I build a blog on "cellulite", what I want to do is scrape news topics on everything cellulite related but with the conditions listed above.

    Anyone know what I mean here?

    Where would I find feeds that won't mind me syndicating there content?

    The best I've found so far is google news but they don't allow syndication on third party sites and I don't want to have to remove content in the future.

  2. tekg0r

    tekg0r Junior Member

    Nov 9, 2008
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    You want to parse feeds and strip anything that matches keyword filters?

    If this is the case, you are into some custom coding. Though if someone has a tool to do this, it would be of great interest to many of us I'm sure.
  3. bl4ck1ce

    bl4ck1ce Regular Member

    Oct 28, 2008
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    Web Design & Marketing
    British Columbia, Canada
    Armand Morin talked about this in his IME course, but he didn't give many details about where to find syndicatable(is that a word?) feeds, so I emailed him to ask.. it's been about 9 months with no response so far. :(

    I too would like to know where I could scrape news feeds from without having to worry I'll get caught.. so far all of my autoblogs are using PLR content and not RSS.