Supreme Court revives LinkedIn case to protect user data from web scrapers

Found 48 days ago at TechCrunch

LinkedIn lost its case against Hiq Labs in 2019 after the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the CFAA does not prohibit a company from scraping data that is publicly accessible on the internet. The Microsoft owned social network argued that the mass scraping of its users profiles was in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, or CFAA, which prohibits accessing a computer...

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