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US appeals court declines to restrict 'scraping' in LinkedIn-hiQ dispute

By Mike Swift
  • 18 Apr 2022 16:53
  • 18 Apr 2022 17:11
LinkedIn can’t block bots deployed by an employment data analytics company from scraping public profile data from the professional social network, a US appeals court held today, a decision that could embolden other companies that engage in automated data "scraping."

LinkedIn and hiQ Labs have been battling in court since 2017 over the

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