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Re: TAG ISSUE-25 deep linking

From: ashok malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 02:29:32 -0700
Message-ID: <4DA80FFC.7010500@oracle.com>
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
CC: "Appelquist, Daniel, VF-Group" <Daniel.Appelquist@vodafone.com>, Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>, "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, tag <www-tag@w3.org>
Thank you for the clarification, Rigo. I agree.
All the best, Ashok

On 4/14/2011 9:30 AM, Rigo Wenning wrote:
> Ashok, Dan,
> my point goes beyond. I think that by suppressing the link, we not only
> interfere with the speech of a person, but with the functionality of the web.
> So the damage goes beyond the freedom of speech for the person linking or
> expressing an opinion by linking. Imagine e.g. a namespace with a
> controversial namespace in it.
> Rigo
> On Thursday 14 April 2011 17:47:42 Appelquist, Daniel, VF-Group wrote:
>> That was kind of my point (and sorry for making it obliquely).  We can only
>> make a technical argument (that linking on the Web is a form of speech).
>> Even if this argument is accepted, this won't save people from being
>> arrested for linking (or other kinds of speech) in countries where free
>> speech is not respected.
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