What is Cloudflare Error 1010?

"Error 1010: The owner of this website has banned your access based on your browser's signature" is often encountered when web scraping using browser automation tools like Puppetter, Playwright or Selenium.

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Error 1010 - Cloudflare

This is caused by javascript fingerprinting as these automated browsers are easy to fingerprint and identify.

To avoid this error, browser automation tools should be fortified against javascript fingerprinting:

Alternatively, web scraping APIs such as ScrapFly can be used that use fortified cloud browsers to execute scraping commands.

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