[sf-perl] website searching/filtering script

Quinn Weaver quinn at fairpath.com
Wed Sep 12 20:11:19 PDT 2007

On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 04:15:12PM -0700, Dan Lyke wrote:

> [...]

> I could
> easily see a useful service that would be extracting this information
> from so-called "social networking" sites like MySpace and FaceBook and
> transferring it to other places.

> And neither of those companies is
> going to make extracting the user's data easy. There's a legit
> application that involves scraping names.

Brad Fitzpatrick is working on something like this.


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