ForensisGroup Web Scraping Expert Witnesses are specialists with this technique that is used to extract large amounts of data from websites. The extracted information is then saved to a local file for some other use or reference.
Web Scraping, which is also known as Screen Scraping, Web Data Extraction, and Web Harvesting, can be performed with web scraping software directly using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTP) or through a web browser.
Litigation has arisen concerning issues of First Amendment rights, privacy concern, copyright, trademark, and intellectual property protections. Some companies have argued that they have a First Amendment right to collect information from the web pages social media members who elect to make their profiles accessible to the public.
Other large companies, such as Amazon are said to have successfully managed to block bots from competitors like Walmart, which would attempt to scrape Amazon’s listings million times a day.
If you are unable to locate a suitable web scraping expert witness from our highly qualified selection, please contact our office and speak with our team. We will work with you in locating the right web scraping expert witness for your case, as well as provide you with a free initial case consultation. Also, note that our experts do not pay to be listed, so each individual is added to our selection based only on the results of a rigorous screening process, ensuring our clients are matched with only the most trusted, credible, and respected experts from within their field.