Tips & Tricks to Steer Your Web Crawling & Scraping Journey Clear of Legal Slludge

  • 26/11/2017

In the last few posts, we have establish the ground reality for various legal aspects of web scraping, data extraction & web crawling. While only the web administrator can decide how deep into the legal sludge does he wish to drag you, there are a few guidelines which can help you steer meaningfully clear of legal troubles.

These guidelines here are no guarantee for steering clear of legal troubles, it is always advisable to seek professional legal counsel to stay on the right s.........

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Arguments against legal allegations on web crawling and scraping (Part 1)

  • 26/11/2017

People typically proceed with their web crawling and web scraping ambitions without really giving the legal side a deserved thought. While in the process and asked about the legal side of the story, it is interesting to hear what they have to say and then try understand how good is their argument.

Following are the most typical arguments people offer for covering their legal side -

1. “Public domain data is meant for free use”
Now, while there is some el.........

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Web Crawling & Web Scraping: The Mystery Behind Legal Lines (Part 2)

  • 25/11/2017

In the earlier version, we established basic concepts and the basic thought behind having web crawling and web scraping serices and its legality. In case you missed out on it, you can click here to read 'Web Crawling & Web Scraping: The Mystery Behind Legal Lines (Part 1)'

In continuation -

While web scraping is used widely and contributes massively to .........

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