Scope. Is that a new vocabulary word for you? What scope simply means is the confined view of something. So my scope while reading would be the book and its content - the story, characters, etc. Data scraping software from the majestic Mozenda is ingenious because it is just so easy to use. I mean, seriously, anyone could use this kind of software very simply. What it does is get data from the web and utilize it. Now this scope comes in when you are downloading the data. You don't want to download everything so you set a scope or confinement of what * kind * of data you would like to download: you see?