EU Wants Site Owners Liable for Linking to Copyright Infringed Content

by Jennifer Slegg
A new leaked document shows a very scary route the EU wants to take with links on the web, one that would hold a site owner liable if they link to any content that infringes on someone’s copyright. Yes, a site owner could be liable if someone else they happen to link to has stolen content on that page, even if they had no idea if was stolen.Read the full article

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