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Alternative Data Council: Web Data Collection and Interacting with Robots.TXT
May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
May 4 @ 11:00am - 12:00 noon US Eastern Time
Members: FREE | Non-Members: $200
11:00-11:05 a.m. FISD Update
Tracey Shumpert, Vice President, Membership and Programs, FISD
11:05-11:10 a.m. Alternative Data Council and Web Data Collection Considerations Overview
Gina DiMento, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Point72
11:10 a.m.-12:00 noon Web Data Collection and Interacting with Robots.TXT
The Robots Exclusion Protocol, often called “robots.txt,” is used by websites to communicate with web crawlers and other web robots, or “bots”. It can signal to the web robot which areas of the website should not be processed or scanned. This presentation given by seasoned legal technology professionals Stacey Brandenburg and Jeff Landis of ZwillGen will help practitioners understand what they need to consider when they encounter Robots.txt in the wild, and possible implications of various decisions.
Stacey Brandenburg, Shareholder, ZwillGen
Jeff Landis, Senior Legal Director, ZwillGen