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(USA) SCOTUS Interpretation of CFAA A Win for Collecting Data With Web Scraping (Center for Data Innovation)

writes for Center for Data Innovation: Web scraping—the use of automated tools to extract data from websites—helps businesses, researchers, and others quickly and efficiently gather publicly available information from the Internet, such as consumer product reviews or social media posts, that would otherwise require significant labor to collect. Unfortunately, uncertainty about the legality of scraping under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) has limited how and when organizations gather publicly available data. However, a recent Supreme Court decision has provided more clarity on the CFAA, opening the doors for more legal web scraping.

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