“Web scraping”, also called crawling or spidering, is the automated gathering of data from someone else’s website.
Scraping is an essential part of how the Internet functions, and it has traditionally been the backbone of many companies’ marketing, lead generation, and market intelligence efforts.
In fact, many online services, large and small, use scraping to build their databases, all of which are worth hundreds of billions of dollars. This article will answer the question – is web scraping legal? [Read more…] about Essential Legal Issues Associated With Web Scraping