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6 best practices for efficient web scraping

Worried your web scraping project might get you into trouble? Follow these web scraping best practices so you can scrape the web with peace of mind.

We hear a lot that scraping is a legal grey area, but the
truth is scraping itself isn’t illegal. It’s the manner in which
you scrape and what you scrape that falls into the grey
area.

In this guide, we’ll give you a set of guidelines to follow
when scraping the web so you know when you need
to be cautious about the manner and type of data you
scrape.

A glimpse at what's inside:

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How to not harm the websites you scrape.
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What to look for before you start your project.
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How to avoid violating copyright.
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Being aware of GDPR.
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How to identify yourself.
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And much more.