Latest on UK WWW links copyright infringement case
Thu, 21 Nov 1996 10:12:14 +1000 (EST)
Apologies if you've already seen this, but I've been off the air for a while...
It's an interesting issue.
>Date: Tue, 12 Nov 1996 09:43:34 +0000 (GMT)
>From: "Prof. Charles Oppenheim" <CHARLES@dmu.ac.uk>
>Subject: Latest on UK WWW links copyright infringement case
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>The case is due to be heard in early 1997. A message from the
>defendant in the case is shown below:
>Well, the latest news is that The Shetland News is having to launch
>an appeal for funds to help with the costs of the court case being
>You can read about it on the Shetland News <www.shetland-news.co.uk>,
>under the title
> Help fight the legal battle for free WWW links
>which links to
>Please feel free to put this link on your own website, using the same
>title if possible (Help fight the legal battle for free WWW links),
>to make sure as many people as possible will come and read about the
>Please tell everyone you know about the problem we face, and
>encourage them to tell everyone *they* know. we want links to this
>page on our site from all over the world, as quickly as possible.
>At the moment, articles are being written or considered for French,
>USA, Irish and other newspapers, magazines, and periodicals,
>including The Washington Post, New Scientist, The Quality Times,
>The issue is getting to be colossal, and we must fight it together
>for all our sakes, and for the future of the Internet.
>(Technical director, The Shetland News)
>Graeme Storey <email@example.com> Tel:- +44(0)1595-696201
> * Read 'The Shetland News' daily at http://www.shetland-news.co.uk/ *