You Want To Scrape My What?!?! Public LinkedIn User Profile Data Can Be Gathered And Used By Third Parties

2019-12-18T19:01:39+00:00December 9th, 2019|Litigation Articles|

Who controls access to user data available online such as LinkedIn profiles? In hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn Corp. the Ninth Circuit recently addressed this question, holding that LinkedIn does not have the right to control access to data publicly available on its website.

HiQ Labs provides “people analytics” to employers by “scraping” data from individuals’ public LinkedIn profiles. Scraping can be Continue Reading