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Uber Must Give Up Business Unit’s Data Scraping Info on Instacart

March 24, 2021, 4:09 PM

Uber Technologies. Inc. must hand over documents related to the data-scraping practices of a Chilean grocery delivery startup it agreed to acquire in 2019, a California federal judge ruled.

Maplebear Inc., owner of supermarket delivery app Instacart, accused the Chilean app, Cornershop, of scraping Instacart’s intellectual property, including thousands of copyrighted images and pricing data.

Uber must provide documents showing knowledge or understanding of Cornershop’s data scraping from Instacart’s website before Uber acquired majority ownership interest in the startup, Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim wrote in an order filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of ...

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