A Judge’s Curious Ruling in the LinkedIn-hiQ Labs Case Could Let Bad Bots Run Amok

Opinion: Judge Edward Chen’s ruling sent a chill through those of us in the cybersecurity industry devoted to fighting web-scraping bots

If you’re like most of the 500 million LinkedIn users, you probably spend a few hours per week on the site reading articles, seeing what your professional pals are up to and, perhaps, networking for a new job.