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Old 03-17-2013, 05:41 PM   #11
fjtorres
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Originally Posted by JD Gumby View Post
In a case like this, though, it's not likely that they can. At least not without a LOT of trouble, such as going through each title page-by-page taking screenshots (if it's a Flash reader) or saving each page individually (which can be a pain on browsers like Firefox, which doesn't save files under their actual names in their temp directory, so you have to right-click and save individually instead of just going to your cache to retrieve them).
The technique is called screen-scraping. There are tools that automate the screen caps but even that way it is an absolute pain to run hundreds of screen-caps into a single document. And it should not be necessary for a commercial product.
Given the approach they took, top to bottom, they *deserve* to go out of business. (Though I'm somewhat sorry for their customers.)
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