Bot Detection: How Can We Scrape The Web Without Getting Blocked?
Bot Detection: How Can We Scrape The Web Without Getting Blocked? Disclaimer: Special credits to Dariusz Niespodziany of Github community for writing this brilliant article. Whether you’re just getting started with web scraping and wondering what you’re doing wrong since your solution isn’t working, or you’ve been dealing with crawlers for a while and are stopped on a page that says you’re a bot and can’t proceed, keep reading. In recent years, anti-bot solutions have evolved. More and more websites are implementing security measures, ranging from the simple, such as filtering IP addresses based on their geolocation, to the sophisticated, such as the in-depth study of browser characteristics and behavioral analysis. All of this increases the difficulty and cost of web scraping content compared