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Downloading C-SPAN video

by Yalie2010 / July 15, 2010 6:44 PM PDT

I?m trying to download/rip/whatever-you-call-it a video off of the c-span library (or at least a portion of a video). What program can I use (free, preferably) to do this? The c-span player plays swf files, if that helps.

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Terms of Service?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 15, 2010 9:29 PM PDT

Whilst I cannot see anything from a brief search that specifically forbids you from downloading videos from their web site, neither do I see anything that says you can copy them.

I believe you will need to discuss this with them yourself, and see whether they offer these videos for download. I don't think they do.


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swf ripper
by Yalie2010 / July 16, 2010 12:33 AM PDT
In reply to: Terms of Service?

I'll look that up, but are there any programs out there that specifically download swf videos from the internet (not necessarily from cspan)

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