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Comment: Facebook-BrandTotal dispute highlights hazy boundaries of data scraping and hacking

By Mike Swift
  • 28 May 2021 16:33
  • 28 May 2021 16:38
A legal battle between Facebook and advertising metrics company BrandTotal has the potential to draw a boundary in the gray area where legal data portability shades into illegal hacking, in a dispute invoking the US Federal Trade Commission’s landmark $5 billion enforcement action against Facebook.

At a hearing today from San Francisco, US

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