Emma Chandler


In brief The ICO has recently published a joint statement on data scraping in conjunction with 11 other members of the Global Privacy Assembly’s International Enforcement Cooperation Working Group, including authorities from Argentina, Australia, Canada, Columbia, Hong Kong, Jersey, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Norway, and Switzerland. The statement was issued to highlight the privacy risks associated with data scraping, focusing on how social media companies (“SMCs”), and other websites with publicly accessible personal data, should…