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Scraping CFAA

‘Scraping’ Is Just Automated Access, and Everyone Does It

For tech lawyers, one of the hottest questions this year is: can companies use the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)—an imprecise and outdated criminal anti-“hacking” statute intended to target computer break-ins—to block their competitors from accessing publicly available information on their websites? The answer to this question has wide-ranging...

20 years of DMCA shenanigans

Every three years, the US Copyright Office holds hearings about proposed exceptions to the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. This is one of those years, and we’re coming to UCLA to testify before the Copyright Office on preserving your rights to use your property as you see fit.


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