Jul 282015
 July 28, 2015  Posted by  Business

Simon Sharwood reports:

LinkedIn has reversed a recent decision to make it harder for members to download information about those who’ve decided to connect with them on the business-centric social network.

The company’s original decision removed a facility that allowed users to more-or-less-instantly download a .CSV file of all their connections. The replacement offered the same facility, but with a service level that delivered “typically within 24 hours although sometimes it takes longer.” The delay was aimed at making it harder for “scrapers” to access LinkedIn data and make it available to unauthorised third parties.

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