Classified site Craigslist is taking harsh pre-emptive steps to stop other sites from using its data.
The Amazon Prime price hike has me thinking about what I’d really like to see from the service. Think streaming sports, personal shoppers and never having to go to the post office again.
The sharing economy can take advantage of mobile, always-on connections and data analysis to help optimize our consumption. But there are still obstacles to overcome.
A shocking case of animal abuse has advocates taking on Craigslist over its pet listings or “rehoming” ads.
Is it illegal to visit Craigslist when the site tells you not to? In a new ruling on a closely-watch case about data scraping, a federal judge suggested that start-up 3Taps violated an anti-hacking law by disguising its IP address.
Craigslist is once again being blamed by some for the decline of the newspaper industry, since it allegedly siphoned off billions in advertising revenue — but this ignores all of the other factors that combined to disrupt the newspaper business.
Companies want to use Craigslist’s large pool of user-generated classified ads to create new services. Are they innovators or criminals? A California court ruling will help determine that.
Craigslist has never released a mobile app, but Mokriya, a company that has worked on apps for Hipster and Sidecar, has licensed the classified site’s data for its new app, Mokriya Craigslist.
Looking for a new way to search for apartments in San Francisco? It’s worth checking out Lovely, a relatively new site that’s rolling out a mobile app Wednesday and is showing just how antiquated Craigslist really is when it comes to searching and narrowing real estate options.
A data company has filed a dramatic counterclaim against Craigslist, accusing the classified site of acting as an illegal monopolist. A court filing argues Craigslist engaged in illegal, predatory behavior through actions like “ghosting” and unfair licenses.