Web scraping is legal if you scrape data publicly available on the internet. But you should be careful when scraping personal data or intellectual property. We cover the confusion surrounding the legality of web scraping and give you tips for compliant and ethical scrapers.
Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has prompted the grievous mission to collect and archive digital evidence of war crimes. Read how Mnemonic is using web scraping to collect social media data for further use in international law, journalism, research, and memory preservation.