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Resource ID: #2651
Subject: The latest in web scraping
Source: CAR_2006_Newark_NJNils Mulvad;John Perry;Derek Willis
Affiliation: DICAR;The Center for Public Integrity;The Washington Post
Date: 2006



Mulvad explains how DICAR goes about "scraping the web" for information. He explains how certain software can be very helpful for collecting data off the internet so that reporters can analyze it later, and gives examples of data DICAR collects and analyzes. Mulvad also discusses the legal ramifications of web scraping.

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