Ya search for 'deep linking' to read about other similar situations. Ticketmaster lost in court last year when they tried to block companies from linking directly to a 'deep' page, and I think eBay lost a similar case recently. For definitive info on the subject, the Chilling Effects Clearing House is the best place to look: http://chillingeffects.org/linking/ hth! :) .djc. On Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at 10:31 AM, Ben Phillips wrote: >> 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. > > aye, they seem to be trying their luck here to see if she complies > without argument. i remember reading an article about a company who > wanted a link to their site to be removed a few years back, but i can't > remember what i did last week so there's no way i can remember details > about this! > > if they don't want her to link to them directly, then they should either > stick them in a web page and ask her to change her links, or use a few > server tricks so that direct requests to an image rewrite to an html > page.