Making a Web Scraper to Download Images off the Internet

One afternoon I read on a popular website that http://prnt.sc/ uses sequential 6 character codes to host user images on their website, this made me wonder what was on there. The next day I made a small bot to scrape the website and collect all images through a range and then the bot could run multiple times to collect more images if necessary. I left the bot running for a couple of hours and here’s what I managed to find, I’m sure I cannot re-host the images but the range I scraped through was gmmlaq for 1,287 images before the… Continue reading Making a Web Scraper to Download Images off the Internet

Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. what now?

Recently bukkit has been issued a DMCA takedown because of recent events and the massage below appeared on bukkit’s downloads pages. 451 Unavailable for Legal Reasons. This content is unavailable as the direct result of a DMCA takedown request. A copy of the notification can be found at this link. What now? well, we don’t know, as far as we are aware Wesley Wolfie is issuing the DMCA notice to Multiplay (who host bukkit and bukkit’s download links (reference)). I believe that Spigot will continue to update there builds but are in the same boat as bukkit, but that it… Continue reading Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. what now?