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Co. Says Ruling Means It Can Scrape Data From LinkedIn

Law360 (February 9, 2018, 2:39 PM EST) -- Data company 3Taps Inc. on Thursday hit LinkedIn Corp. with a suit in California federal court, arguing that a ruling in a separate case that allowed a job search startup to scrape data off the networking site’s public profiles should allow 3Taps to do the same.

The complaint requests a declaratory judgment saying that 3Taps can monitor changes to the LinkedIn site’s public profiles, citing an August injunction in which a California federal judge said hiQ Labs Inc. was not violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act...
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Case Information

Case Title

v. 3Taps, Inc et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Donna M. Ryu

Date Filed

February 8, 2018


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