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Web Scrapers And Their Targets Beware. Regulators Are Zeroing In On Privacy Implications

Web scraping, the process of collecting data from websites by automated methods, has historically received very little attention from regulators, but that could be changing. Lori Kalani, Mira Baylson and Meghan Stoppel discuss how regulators are starting to zero in on the privacy implications of collecting and disclosing user data. This Alert considers the potential risks for both data brokers and the companies they are targeting. More here.