Report: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Denies LinkedIn’s Request to Reconsider Data Scraping Decision
From Media Post:
A federal appellate court has denied LinkedIn’s request to reconsider a ruling that requires the company to allow its site to be scraped by analytics company hiQ Labs.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said in an order issued Friday that none of the court’s judges have requested a vote on whether to grant LinkedIn a new hearing.
The move likely means that, absent intervention by the Supreme Court, LinkedIn must allow HiQ — and potentially other analytics companies — the ability to access information about users, including material that users posted but directed LinkedIn to refrain from broadcasting to others.
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