U.S. judge says LinkedIn cannot block startup from public profile data

A U.S. judge on Monday ruled that Microsoft Corp's LinkedIn unit cannot prevent a startup from accessing public profile data, in a test of how much control a social media site can wield over information its users have deemed to be public.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: antitrust laws, social network, Internet, start ups, innovation, artificial intelligence, public information, public profile, LinkedIn, court decision, US, injuction, access to information

Posted on Tuesday 15 August 2017

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