Starwars.yahoo.com

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Problems encountered:

  • Yahoo issues an error 999 after about 30 minutes of fetching from a certain IP. We used two approaches to get around this.
    • TOR (slow as molasses, but worked) - collected using httrack
    • multiple IPs (fast, but needs large IP resources) - collected using wget

The tarballs in the archive reflect both archiving methods:

-rw-r--r--  1 root   root   228855239 Dec 15 13:35 starwars.yahoo.com-goekesmi-raw.tar.bz2
-rw-r--r--  1 root   root    36529217 Dec 20 15:53 starwars.yahoo.com-tor.tar.bz2