Good news for data scrapers! US appeals court rules out that it is legal for public data

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    The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that public data scraping from a website does not constitute computer fraud under the CFAA.Public data scraping is not a problem according to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The court recently ruled that data scraping from a public website does not constitute computer fraud under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). In 2017, HiQ filed a lawsuit against LinkedIn’s