Hantao v Baidu scraping third party information as unfair competition

On 26 May 2016, the People's Court in Shanghai's Pudong New Area handed down its judgment in Hantao v. Baidu, in which Baidu was sued for inappropriately using information uploaded on dianping.com, a Hantao-owned website and app. The court decided in favor of the plaintiff, and laid out a possible analytical framework for assessing unfair competition aspects in the production, collection and use of information in the Internet space.

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