May 26, 2022

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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See Also: Full Text of Court Order Discussed in Article

See Also: All Court Filings in hiQ Labs, Inc. v. Linkedin Corporation (via CourtListener)

See Also: Report: “LinkedIn Can’t Block Analytics Company From Scraping Profiles” (September 9, 2019)

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