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Subject: Access Denied by host
I've recently tried to use WWW::Scraper::ISBN with the ISBNnu driver and noticed I wasn't getting _any_ results back. Some debugging showed the following: ======= You have been blocked from using this site because either your machine or a machine on the same network - which might include other customers of an Internet Service Provider - are using a computer to methodically process ISBNs. This site is meant for individual consumer use, not for bulk extraction by busineses. Please contact the owner of this site, Glenn Fleishman, at comments [at] isbn.nu to regain access. ======= The IP address has _not_ been blocked, as the site makes you belief. In fact, supplying LWP::Useragent with a semi-valid UserAgent string, will patch this hole in this driver, and will "restore" access: my $ua = new LWP::UserAgent; $ua->agent('Mozilla/5.0'); I would stongly suggest to contact the author of the website to discuss this further though. In the meanwhile either patch it like this or discontinue using this driver ;-)
Fixed in 0.19 on its way to CPAN


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