Do Web companies have the

Do Web companies have the right to send “bots” out to scan other companies’ online databases? That’s the crux of a debate on Capitol Hill now — and of a fight between eBay and auction-watch site Bidder’s Edge. The outcome of this battle has serious implications for Internet business, since it will affect not only bots, but also search engines’ spiders.
Two sides debate database protection bills

Do Web companies have the