LinkedIn amici say judge’s ruling could hinder competition

Kathryn Haake

12 October 2017

LinkedIn amici say judge’s ruling could hinder competition

Linkedin headquarters, Wikimedia user LPS.1

Two internet companies have asked an appeals court to vacate a federal judge’s decision that forces LinkedIn to allow its website to be scraped, arguing that the networking site’s use of technological blocks to prevent the data mining of its content does not constitute unfair competition.