Cloudflare Error 1010: what is it and how to avoid it?

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

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Error 1010 - Cloudflare

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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