Masto meta; Scraping
Hey does anyone know if there are other instances with explicit "don't scrape us for research" policies in their Terms of Service?
Masto meta; Scraping :BoostOkay:
@bgcarlisle after the recent scraping event we added it to our TOS in addition to opting out of search engine indexing for our users by default (a setting which the "study" did honor iirc), which was done a while back.
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