Web Scraping to Create Open Data

Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control.

Scrapy Tips from the Pros: March 2016 Edition

Welcome to the March Edition of Scrapy Tips from the Pros! Each month we’ll release a few tips and hacks that we’ve developed to help make your Scrapy workflow go more smoothly.

This Month in Open Source at Scrapinghub March 2016

Welcome to This Month in Open Source at Scrapinghub! In this monthly column, we share all the latest updates on our open source projects including Scrapy, Splash, Portia, and Frontera.

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How Web Scraping is Revealing Lobbying and Corruption in Peru

Update: With the release of the Panama Papers, a reliable means of exposing corruption and the methods of money laundering and tax evasion are now even more important. Web scraping provides an avenue to find, collate, and organize data without relying on information leaks.