screen scraping

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screen scraping

Acquiring data displayed on screen by capturing the text manually with the copy command or via software. Web pages are constantly being screen scraped in order to save meaningful data for later use. In order to perform scraping automatically, software must be used that is written to recognize specific data. See scraping and screen scraper.
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30 reversed an appeal court ruling that had found for Ryanair in its battle to stop a travel website from "screen-scraping" information from the airline's official site to sell Ryanair tickets.
Static passwords have increasingly become the subject of a variety of malicious attacks, including shoulder-surfing, key-logging, screen-scraping and brute force 'dictionary' attacks.
Which is why I was suddenly being introduced to the complexities of screen-scraping, permalinks, lifestreaming and RSS.
If a passenger is denied boarding, the regulation on passenger rights would apply - passengers would be entitled to reimbursement and assistance.' A Ryanair spokesman also said he had heard no reports of passengers being denied boarding at any airports and it seemed the message was getting through to screen-scraping websites.
The European Commission has ended its probe into Irish carrier Ryanair concerning the airline's attempts to stop passengers using screen-scraping websites to make bookings.
O'Leary urged travellers not to book airline tickets on screen-scraping and ticket-tout websites who, he claimed, add as much as 200 per cent to the price of a Ryanair ticket price.
The airline is creating the web services option in an attempt to eliminate the use of 'screen-scraping' activity.
This technology used to be known as screen-scraping, but it has matured considerably in the last few years and works in the familiar J2EE and .NET frameworks that many companies run.
Native terminal emulation support allows organizations to automate tasks to existing legacy systems, eliminating the need for third-party terminal emulation software and tedious "screen-scraping" operations.
Screen scraping companies provide the software used for screen-scraping purposes.
File transfer protocol (FTP), network file systems (NFS), screen-scraping or "sneakernet" are all techniques that IT organizations have adapted to extract data from the mainframe for use on the desktop.
Its goal is to test methods of account aggregation, whereby financial institutions and aggregators work together to facilitate accurate display of customer data without screen-scraping or without the customer's surrender of financial institution access codes to third-party aggregators (Gram, 2001).