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Re: TAG ISSUE-25 deep linking

From: ashok malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 07:33:05 -0700
Message-ID: <4DA705A1.4060509@oracle.com>
To: "Appelquist, Daniel, VF-Group" <Daniel.Appelquist@vodafone.com>
CC: Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>, Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>, "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, tag <www-tag@w3.org>
Re http://nyti.ms/h0iP7j why is this a web issue?  In a regime where free speech is
not tolerated they would have arrested him if he had stood on a soapbox and said the things he said on his blog.
he did on his blog. He was arrested for his opinions, not the vehicle he used to
express them.
All the best, Ashok

On 4/12/2011 8:27 AM, Appelquist, Daniel, VF-Group wrote:
> On 12/04/2011 15:47, "Paul Libbrecht"<paul@hoplahup.net>  wrote:
>>
>> Le 12 avr. 2011 à 16:07, Appelquist, Daniel, VF-Group a écrit :
>>
>>> In essence, it we would like to make the assertion that linking is a form of
>>> speech, and so should be protected in the same way that speech is protected.
>> Daniel,
>>
>> while thinking about blogging this (really good) news item, I thought about
>> copying the link to the German court, or even giving it to tinyURL so that it
>> responds it and I suddenly feared this might be not allowed.
>>
>> That fear is exactly what you are trying to elucidate, or?
>> (i.e. I've been to place X and I know I can tell you could (try to) go to
>> place X).
> The argument (we are trying to make) is more a technical / architectural
> argument than a philosophical / social argument. Something like: Given that
> the Web works like X and that "speech / expression" works like Y, a link
> should be viewed as akin to other, already existing mechanisms of speech.
> This should be relevant social and legal discourse relating to linking, in
> support of free expression where free expression is the norm. However, it
> won't stop bloggers from being jailed elsewhere ( http://nyti.ms/h0iP7j ).
>
> Also please understand this is a work in progress. It will go through many
> revisions and will not necessarily become a TAG finding. It is an
> exploration for now to see if we can put forward some coherent and helpful
> clarification.
>
> Dan
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