Legality of web data collection – some useful links


Genius media group Inc. v. Google LLC and Lyricfind

August 10th, 2020: Court dismisses Genius Media Group’s lawsuit against Google and LyricFind. In the lawsuit, Genius Media Group claimed Google and LyricFind misappropriated lyric transcriptions from the company’s site. The lawsuit was dismissed on the grounds that Genius does not own the rights to the original lyrics displayed and therefore has no standing to sue either Google or LyricFind.
HiQ Labs, Inc v LinkedIn Corp

HiQ Labs, Inc v LinkedIn Corp

September 9th, 2019: In an unprecedented ruling, a court has confirmed that collecting publicly available information from LinkedIn, is in fact, irrefutably legal.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice. All information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only. Information on this website may not constitute the most up-to-date legal or other information.

Contact our sales team

We’ll be happy to schedule a call and one of our representative will help you set-up your proxy settings for your use case.