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Google Moves to Block RSS Scraping

A Web developer’s attempt to create customized RSS feeds from the popular Google News portal has run afoul of the search technology powerhouse…

At the center of the dispute is British programmer Julian Bond’s gnews2rss, a PHP script that takes a Google News search and turns it into an RSS feed. The script allows users to enter search keywords into a field and create an RSS feed that can be used by any news aggregator.