Lawsuit Dropped: Meta vs. Bright Data for Selling Multitudes of Instagram Records

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Meta has dropped its lawsuit against an Israeli web scraping company Bright Data, after losing a key claim in its case a few weeks ago. Beyond being just another case of web scraping, what made this case particularly interesting was that Meta was a Bright Data customer at one time. However, when Bright Data scraped Meta’s own data, the company sued. “This concession by Meta is a pivotal moment for Bright Data and the web scraping community. “Bright Data remains committed to keeping public web data freely accessible to everyone.