Urheberrechtliche Grenzen des Web Scrapings (Web Scraping under German Copyright Law)

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Thilo Klawonn

Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Faculty of Law

Date Written: November 20, 2019

Abstract

German Abstract: Web Scraping – auch Screen Scraping genannt – wird inzwischen in der Empirie vermehrt verwendet. Zugleich herrscht bei empirisch Forschenden häufig Unsicherheit hinsichtlich der rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen. In diesem Beitrag wird dargestellt, welche urheberrechtlichen Grenzen beim Einsatz von Web Scrapern durch Forschende zu beachten sind.

English Abstract: Web Scraping - also called Screen Scraping - is increasingly used in empiric science. At the same time, empirical researchers are often uncertain about the legal framework. This article describes the copyright limits to be considered by researchers when using web scrapers.

Note: Downloadable document is in German.

Keywords: Copyright, Urheberrecht, Web Scraping, Screen Scraping, Data Mining, Empirie

JEL Classification: K29, C80

Suggested Citation

Klawonn, Thilo, Urheberrechtliche Grenzen des Web Scrapings (Web Scraping under German Copyright Law) (November 20, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3491192 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3491192

Thilo Klawonn (Contact Author)

Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Faculty of Law ( email )

Universitätsstr. 1
Düsseldorf, D-40225
Germany

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