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Re: Hyperlinks are not enough!
On 18 May 2001, Bill O'Neill wrote:
> ...and isn't passing around a credited, referenced article akin to an
> advertisement for that body of work? It also speaks to credibility
> and pertinance of the news source, IMO. If they quoting you and even
> passing around links to your website, and your original presentation
> collects bird droppings within the week, what's the other downside
Distributing copies of a copyrighted work is infringement of copyright and
is actionable. I do not believe that publishing a link to a copyrighted
work on a Website where it is entitled to be is an infringement, but I
don't know whether the courts have ruled on the point.
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