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C#: Enable Automatic Decompression on System.Net.WebClient
public class AutomaticDecompressionWebClient : WebClient
protected override WebRequest GetWebRequest(Uri address)
var request = base.GetWebRequest(address) as HttpWebRequest;
if (request == null) throw new InvalidOperationException("You cannot use this WebClient implementation with an address that is not an http uri.");
request.AutomaticDecompression = DecompressionMethods.Deflate | DecompressionMethods.GZip;
return request;
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