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I want to automatically download my bank statements. My bank charges monthly for OFX access so have considered gathering the data points by other means (scripting, screen scraping), but I want to know if it's legal in the US. Does anyone have any insight?

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closed as off topic by Sathya Dec 9 '12 at 8:27

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Have you thought about going to a bank that doesn't charge you a fee for a service that essentially saves them money on paper? As an aside, the screen scrape hacking exercise sounds like a fun way to circumvent corporate greed. Good luck! ;) – jmort253 Dec 9 '12 at 8:06
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I am not an attorney and I am not giving legal advice. But yes, the information in your monthly account statements is yours. You can copy it however you like.

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