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SAN FRANCISCO — For a second time, a Ninth Circuit panel upheld a preliminary injunction prohibiting LinkedIn from denying data science company hiQ access to publicly available member profiles. The appeals court judges said that Van Buren v. United States reinforces their finding that the hiQ has “raised serious questions about whether LinkedIn may invoke the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act” to preempt hiQ’s tortious interference claim.

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