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Old November 12th, 2012, 01:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ajdroidx View Post
I have an idea I was thinking about building my own mini weather station and log temp pressure humidity and cloud cover but had a thought about just writing a script or mini program to collect the data from elsewhere for me. It would be for my own personal use. It would be no different the me logging in and checking into the site and writing the info down.

Is this legal?
IANAL but if you're only logging weather data for your own personal use, it's probably OK.

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The nws is public domain I believe.
Depends on where the weather data is coming from, it might be copyrighted.
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