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Re: Deep linking barriers in the UK: The Royal Mail

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 19:41:24 -0400
Message-ID: <4BD624A4.10605@arcanedomain.com>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: John Kemp <john@jkemp.net>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>, "Henry S.Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, www-tag@w3.org
Pat Hayes writes:

> But I read the Royal Mail request (as quoted by Dan C.) simply a plea, or warning, that their 'internal' links are labile and liable to be changed without warning, and that therefore it would be unwise to use them as if they were stable links.

I believe the quoted terms said that the appearance of a link on your 
site constitutes acceptance of their terms for use of links.  That seems 
to me to be more than a "plea" or a "warning";  it is at least an 
attempt to enforce legal terms.

Noah
Received on Tuesday, 27 April 2010 03:31:00 GMT

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