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Platform Ecosystems: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Other Scraping Law Developments (Webinar)

June 7, 2022 at 11:00am12:00pm (PST)
Erik C. Olson

Stephanie Skaff and Erik Olson discuss "Platform Ecosystems: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Other Scraping Law Developments."

Web scraping has existed as long as the World Wide Web has, and as data has become the coin of the realm, data creators and aggregators have had more reason to fight with scrapers over what data is fair game and what isn’t, and so the laws pertaining to scraping have continued to evolve. Join us as we discuss the current state of the law including:

  • The impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Van Buren v. United States and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s decision in hiQ Labs v. LinkedIn on claims against scraping under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)
  • Other types of claims that are asserted in data scraping lawsuits
  • Tips for platform companies looking to limit scraping and scraping companies looking to limit risk

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