Talking Past Each Other: The Legal and Technical Challenges of Harmful Web Scraping—White Paper Fast Facts

In a new research paper, Professor Timothy H. Edgar, Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, Brown University, and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School, examines the legal and technological challenges of harmful web scraping, highlights trends that could exacerbate the problem, and proposes possible legislative solutions, including amending the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) or addressing harmful web scraping through broader privacy legislation in the United States and elsewhere. Read some Fast Facts from the paper here.