Linking to other Web sites
Fri, 3 Oct 1997 18:00:46 +1000
At 1:36 PM 3/10/97, Paul Chandler wrote:
>I wonder if any "linkers" have thoughts on the following matters?
>>I've had it suggested to me that if you are setting up a web page
>>containing a list of "Links to useful sites" you should obtain
>>permission from each site you link to.
1. If you have to seek permission each time you link there is no point in
the technology. Its the same as seeking permission to cite a printed work.
2. If they object to people linking to them why did they ever use the
technology in the first place? They musn't want anybody to redirect people
to them. I for one am perfectly happy not to give links to people so silly
as to object. More, I am happy to advise people not to visit their site as
that appears to be what they wish.
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