[thelist] copyrights and linking

martin.p.burns at uk.pwcglobal.com martin.p.burns at uk.pwcglobal.com
Tue Apr 2 11:11:00 CST 2002

Memo from Martin P Burns of PricewaterhouseCoopers

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>> And I think Starbucks tried it recently and that didn't work
>> (but I can't
>> find any articles on it now...)

>The Starbucks case was different; though it was presented by the "victim"
>an attempt to prevent them linking to Starbucks, what was actually
>was the "victim" was displaying certain of Starbucks' pages inside frames

Ah, so a replica of the Shetland Times -v- Shetland News case (except in
one, both were news sites, so ownership of the content *really* mattered).
one was settled out of court way back in early 97:
(info written by people who *are* lawyers btw)

Another reason not to use frames, folks.


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