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There are legal reasons why the U.S. doesn't have true comparison sites, unlike the UK. Screen-scraping is illegal here, but not in the UK, so you need the cooperation of the carrier to show their quotes.

Most U.S. carriers don't cooperate with independent comparison sites, since they don't want to see their product commoditized.




It's not illegal, but it's not very strongly settled one way or another. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_scraping#Legal_issues


There are legal reasons why the U.S. doesn't have true comparison sites

Yes, and I stated that in my original comment. My point is that these corporations need to get with the modern times. It's a global playing field these days, technology does not stand still in one part of the world whilst your (not personally) archaic thinking catches up. It's the same thinking model as the RIAA.




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