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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

EU Plan Under Discussion Regarding Web Links

EU Wants to Require Permission to Make a Link on the Web

Cory Doctorow | November 8, 2015

Digital commissioner Günther Oettinger (CDU – EPP) is joining with European Parliament president Martin Schulz (SPD – S&D) in pressing the European Commission to create a copyright interest in links, meaning that making a link to a Web-page that contains infringing material would expose you to liability for copyright infringement yourself.
<more at; related links: (Ancillary Copyright 2.0: The European Commission is preparing a frontal attack on the hyperlink. November 6, 2015) and (European Copyright Lawyer Investment Plan Already a Success Story. May 2015)>

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