South By Southwest Interactive News

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

Session Preview: Digital Content & The Legality of Web Scraping

Written by Megan Collyer

Web scraping is the process of using bots to systematically extract content from a website. The procedure is either loved or hated. Startups love it because it’s a cheap and powerful way to gather data without the need for partnerships. Large companies love it to gain competitive intelligence, but try...