Tag: data scraping

June 14, 2022

Event Recap: Privacy and Data Scraping, Perspectives from Latin America

The rapid evolution of data scraping technologies — the automated retrieval of data from websites using software or technical tools — are forcing us to reconsider some evergreen questions: What content is public? What is private? How do we decide? On June 3, 2022, CLTC brought together a pair of…

April 6, 2022

Data Scraping for Research Purposes

On March 31, 2022, CLTC convened a panel discussion focused on the use of data scraping for research purposes. Among the questions considered: to what extent should researchers be allowed to “scrape” (i.e., export) data from platforms on which users post data that is left open to the public? What governance mechanisms could protect researchers and privacy? How might data scraping be handled differently in different contexts?

February 15, 2022

Recap: Data Scraping & the Courts: State of Play with the CFAA

On February 3, 2022, CLTC hosted a virtual “fireside chat” featuring two scholars from the UC Berkeley School of Law — Orin Kerr, Professor of Law, and Tejas Narechania, Assistant Professor of Law. The panel addressed a range of questions related to data scraping in the context of the law. Watch the video and read excerpts from the conversation.