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It seems like some law must have been breached during the sharing of this information? Possibly, even probably. The scrutiny of your personal account in order to glean personal data (your IP address) and then using that personal data to match accounts may contravene Recital 50 of the GDPR: The processing of personal data for purposes other than those for ...


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Of course it's legal. Hyperlinking to an unaffiliated website in no way "determine[s] the means and processing of data." The person who makes these determinations is the person running the website. If I link to Microsoft's website, that doesn't give me any control over how Microsoft processes data on the website.


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It seems like some law must have been breached during the sharing of this information? No. A scrutiny of your pseudonymous account would reveal that you used it for advancing your own business interests. That use forfeits the protections for which the GDPR was intended. The Terms of Use very likely contain a provision to the effect of disclosing account ...


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You can’t do this LinkedIn ToS prohibit: b. Develop, support or use software, devices, scripts, robots or any other means or processes (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons or any other technology) to scrape the Services or otherwise copy profiles and other data from the Services; c. Override any security feature or bypass or circumvent any ...


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can it be construed as a violation of 66F clause 2 if we try to circumvent the rate limit even though the information is on public domain? No, unless the element of intent to threaten [...] or strike terror can be proved. I'm assuming that by "clause 2" you mean the excerpt you posted. Although circumventing the limit of API calls sounds in "...


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Y chooses Because the situation engages multiple jurisdictions, the plaintiff choose which to initiate their action in. Considerations involve convenience and which laws most favour their case - for example, no one pursues a defamation case in the USA if they have any other choice because of the USA’s outlier views on free speech. The defendant can argue ...


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GDPR is very specific about who the data controllers and data processes are, in a given process. By simply linking to a site, you do not qualify as either a data controller or data processor. https://www.gdpreu.org/the-regulation/key-concepts/data-controllers-and-processors/ A data controller is a key decision makers. They have the overall say and control ...


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