Web scraping doesn’t violate anti-hacking law, appeals court rules

This is an intriguing legal development that may have far reaching implications on intellectual property and privacy fronts.  The fact that current legal standards cannot appropriately address web scraping means that our US laws are woefully outdated and unable to tackle the challenges of a highly technical and quickly evolving society.  Agility should be an important component to all future legislative processes.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/09/web-scraping-doesnt-violate-anti-hacking-law-appeals-court-rules/

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