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Scraping from others blogs via RSS...will the other party know?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by veni, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. veni

    veni Junior Member

    Nov 23, 2008
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    Hi guys,

    a simple and probably dumb question to ask...but I really want to know the answers....if I'm scraping via RSS, will the wordpress blog or blogspot owner know?

    Is there anyway to prevent it?

    reason: I bought a software, and it had the ability to scrape via RSS, and auto post the content to my blog
  2. vetter80

    vetter80 Newbie

    Nov 4, 2010
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    They'd be able to see the IP address of whatever system the scraping tool is running in their server logs. Other than that, you're probably good unless they proactively search for their own content on a search engine.
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