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Data Scraping Legal Battle: X Corp. vs. Bright Data Ltd.

No harm, no lawsuit

Kemal M. Lepschoque, LL.M.
Read or Die — HQ
8 min readMay 16, 2024

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Elon Musk’s company, X Corp (aka Twitter), filed a lawsuit against an Israeli company called Bright Data. X Corp accused Bright Data of illegally scrapping and selling information from its social media platform. They also claimed that Bright Information was selling tools that let others do the same thing.

However, last week on May 09, 2024, U.S. Senior District Judge William Alsup decided to dismiss the…

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Kemal M. Lepschoque, LL.M.
Read or Die — HQ

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