Rocket Internet’s Lamudi accused of scraping in Africa

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Legal Notices, Real estate

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Who owns the listings on classified platforms? Africa is in the middle of its first emotional debate about this topic in the real estate markets of Kenya and Nigeria.

Earlier this week Kenyan BuyRentKenya.com accused Rocket Internet’s Lamudi of scraping its listings, including spelling errors and object IDs. Same seems to happen with OLX in Nigeria and other competitors. Lamudi denies the allegation, but there are many signs that the German copycat rock star acts as aggressively in Africa as it does in other markets it has entered, or tries to enter.

Read the details on Techmoran.com, the private blog of AIM Group team member Sam Wakoba.

Written by AIMGroup

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