[thelist] copyrights and linking

Jason Lotito jason at clockmedia.com
Tue Apr 2 10:26:01 CST 2002

IANAL, but from what I understand politicswatch.com doesn't want her
"linking" to content on there site?

If this is the case, they are pretty much out of luck, because every search
engine in existence  will link to their copyrighted material.

In fact, after reading the copyright link, it doesn't mention anything about
linking to their site.

IMO, they are putting on a show.


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From: "Amy Gilliland" <agilliland at geosolutions.com>
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Subject: [thelist] copyrights and linking

> copyrights and linking?
> A friend of mind has a portfolio site at jen-ross.tripod.com. On it she
> links to (about 20 - 35) photos that she had taken while working for
> politicswatch.com (http://jen-ross.tripod.com/photos.htm)
> She recently recieved an email from her former employer asking her to
> her site stating that her request to post 35 politicswatch pictures
> the politicswatch.com domain is unreasonable.
> He referred her to their copyright document.
> http://federalism.com/terms_of_service.htm
> I thought that acceptable use of copyrighted material allowed you to link
> material providing you don't portray it as your own. (see
> http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/Articles/Harris-Copyright.html)
> I'm confused. Is she infringing on their copyright?
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