Recently, the topic of data scraping has been in the news. But what is it? How do people do it? Why would anyone want to do it? Are there any dangers associated with it? And what can be done to deal with it?
As the practice of vetting job candidates through review of their social media presence becomes more prevalent, especially in industries and businesses oriented around interactive digital technologies, the question of whether employers are legally entitled to do so becomes an increasingly relevant one.
Privacy laws require that personal information is at all times protected by appropriate security safeguards, and this requirement will continue to apply in connection with COVID-19 work-from-home arrangements