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Athens Olympics site policy regarding links to the site

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 10:19:00 -0500
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1092669539.4402.82.camel@seabright>

The Athens Olympics organizers have created a policy [1]
for linking to the Website that is inconsistent with both 
the "When to use Get" finding [2] and to some extent
the Deep Linking finding [2]. In particular, 
the policy states:

 "For your protection and ours we have established a procedure for 
  parties wishing to introduce a link to the ATHENS 2004 website on 
  their site. By introducing a link to the ATHENS 2004 official 
  Website on your site you are agreeing to comply with the ATHENS  
  2004 Website General Terms and Conditions."

(They can be contacted at terms@athens2004.gr)

 _ Ian

P.S. Thanks to Karl Dubost for raising awareness of this.

[2] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/whenToUseGet.html#safe
[3] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/deeplinking.html
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447

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