L as in Linking, Law and Liability
Linking is a delicate issue in the EU and has been for the last couple of years. It’s been subject to judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and is a hot topic in the copyright reform(s) taking place across the EU. Most people will agree that links are an important part of the Internet, but there are differing opinions on how links should be regulated. For copyright holders, for example, links are an important tool in utilising their content, but can also be used to infringe their rights.
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