Ninth Circuit Says LinkedIn Wrongly Blocked HiQ’s Scraping Efforts

Fight Against Competitor in Scraping Case — CollegeSource v. AcademyOne Anti-Scraping Lawsuit Largely Gutted–Cvent v. Eventbrite Interesting Database Scraping Case Survives Summary Judgment–Snap-On Business Solutions v. O’Neil Facebook Gets Decisive…

2H 2018 Quick Links, Part 4 (Trespass, Contracts)

…to the CFAA in attempt to police against unwanted web scraping. Yet despite the rise in both web scraping and lawsuits about web scraping, practical advice about the legality of…

Gambling App Fails to Create Binding Terms of Service–Wilson v. Huuuge

…Airbnb’s Terms of Service–Selden v. Airbnb Anarchy Has Ensued In Courts’ Handling of Online Contract Formation (Round Up Post) “Modified Clickwrap” Upheld In Court–Moule v. UPS Scraping Lawsuit Survives Dismissal…

Redfin Must Defend Copyright Suit Over Property Photos–Stross v. Redfin

…No. 17-50046 (5th Cir. Apr. 9., 2018) Related posts: Redfin Defeats Copyright Claims Due to MLS License Agreement Anti-Scraping Lawsuits Are Going Crazy in the Real Estate Industry (Catch-Up Post)…

Researchers’ Challenge to CFAA Moves Forward–Sandvig v. Sessions

…the plaintiffs’ vagueness and non-delegation arguments. __ This decision is ground breaking. More like earth shattering. You need only to get to the court’s statement on scraping (“scraping plausibly falls…

Top Internet Law Developments of 2017 (Very Late)

…At minimum, the Supreme Court ruling celebrated Internet exceptionalism–a powerful throwback to the seminal Reno v. ACLU case 20 years earlier. * hiQ v. LinkedIn. hiQ’s injunction against LinkedIn’s anti-scraping

LinkedIn Enjoined From Blocking Scraper–hiQ v. LinkedIn

…in Scraping Lawsuit Anti-Scraping Lawsuits Are Going Crazy in the Real Estate Industry (Catch-Up Post) College Course Description Aggregator Loses First Round in Fight Against Competitor in Scraping Case —…

1H 2017 Quick Links, Part 5 (Advertising, Contracts)

…In Defense of the Long Privacy Statement, Md. L. Rev. * CouponCabin LLC v. Savings.com, Inc., 2017 WL 83337 (N.D. Ind. Jan. 10, 2017): In a scraping case, denying a…

Redfin Defeats Copyright Claims Due to MLS License Agreement

…Redfin Corp., 2016 WL 4718197 (W.D. Tax. Sept. 6. 2016) Related posts: Anti-Scraping Lawsuits Are Going Crazy in the Real Estate Industry (Catch-Up Post) Using Scraper to Harvest Records Isn’t…

Q2 2016 Quick Links, Part 4 (Marketing, Privacy, Contracts)

…Oracle v. Rimini Street, Inc., 2016 WL 3344377 (D. Nev. June 13, 2016). I last blogged this case in 2010! This is primarily a case over scraping customer support manuals…