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Daily Dashboard | LinkedIn prevails in 6-year lawsuit against data scraper Related reading: US state law privacy developments: Indiana, New Hampshire, Washington

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The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California sided with LinkedIn in its six year lawsuit against a firm that scraped data from the professional social network, Adweek reports. The firm hiQ Labs “relied on LinkedIn for its data primarily by scraping wholly public LinkedIn profiles using automated software,” Judge Edward Chen wrote in his decision. Chen said hiQ Labs also “continuously attempted to circumvent LinkedIn’s general technical defenses since May 2014” through an effort to “reverse engineer” the company’s systems by “simulating human site-access behaviors.”
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