Europe’s top court rules linking can infringe copyright if done for profit | TechCrunch

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I was a bit surprised to read this, since most decisions these days seem to be made in the opposite direction.

However, after thinking about it for a couple of days, I’m not sure that copyright is an idea that will last in this technological day and age.

I recently read another article about how companies are trying to tie technology to your biology – think cyborg, sort of.  So if something then becomes part of ‘you’ – what happens to the copyright?

I think that perhaps copyright will go the way of privacy.  We shall see. :-/

Link to the article below:

Europe’s top court has ruled that knowingly posting links to copyrighted material can be an infringement of rights holders’ rights — even though the copyrighted material in…

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One thought on “Europe’s top court rules linking can infringe copyright if done for profit | TechCrunch

  1. Reblogged this on thomas mcgreevy and commented:
    I agree with Kat’s comments most especially that copyright will go the way of privacy. But it probably won’t happen quickly enough…

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