Editor’s Pick Just as email spam has cemented itself as an unstoppable scourge in our daily digital existence, content scraping bots are polluting the web by slowing sites down, stealing content, and generally running amok.
The AP and New York Times win a battle with a content scraper.
Editor’s Pick Data harvester 3taps is countersuing Craigslist to save the internet. Believe it or not, that just might not be an overstatement.
“Craiglist was an innovator at one time,” says 3taps chief executive Greg Kidd. “But time has moved on, and the concept of what the open web is today has evolved.”