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The screen scraping ban is expected to come into force as part of the draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) rule under the European Union's (EU) revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) regulation.
Screen scraping involves capturing data from a legacy application in order to display it using a more modern user interface, but it could be used to gather business intelligence or to steal data.
It is the second success Ryanair has had against screen scraping
Aggregators gather information by accessing a Web site with a consumer's login name and password, using a direct feed or by screen scraping. A direct feed is used if there is an agreement between the account holder and the aggregator allowing direct transmission of account data to the aggregator.
Questions of access and accuracy: Can financial institutions' systems stand up to large-scale screen scraping? Who should bear the cost of system risk, and who is responsible for the accuracy of the information scraped?
When asked what would happen to people who have booked on these sites, Mr O'Leary said: "They won't be flying." Screen scraping
usually occurs on price comparison websites where travellers can compare costs from different airlines.
HostBridge enables developers to integrate applications using field names from the CA Telon and CA Gener/OL applications rather than row/column coordinates from screen scraping
. Web-based applications call these transactions without any changes to existing programs, which protects organizations from the risks and costs of altering their trusted mainframe code.
3) Screen Scraping or Enhanced Terminal Emulation: "Screen Scraping is the least expensive way to extend a system, plus it's fast and very tactical," said Laich.
The information can be formed any way the company wants, unlike the limitations of screen scraping. The tradeoff is the system is now more complicated than it was before.