Web Crawling: Legal Considerations, Best Practices, Datasets, Use Cases

Automated crawling of websites (also often referred to as “scraping” or “web-harvesting”) is ubiquitous. Internet search engines use “web crawler” programs (sometimes called “bots” or “spiders”) to automatically copy third-party websites in order to help people easily find sites of interest.

8 years ago   •   2 min read

By Dallán Ryan

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