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BlockShopper was following standard operating procedure by linking to publicly available Web sites. But Jones Day got mad. The law firm (a big one, at 2,300 lawyers) has never publicly said why it sued; maybe the powers that be there thought the posts compromised their lawyers' privacy. Housing records are public documents, but the Web turns public into accessible, and the firm presumably wasn't thrilled about having its attorneys' home purchases broadcast. Jones Day demanded that BlockShopper
Originally posted by RFBurns
Thats kind of rediculous..considering linked sites are not just linked by html text embedded with a url.
Sites are linked these days via flash content, advertising, business.
Take that away and you wipe out a huge contributing revenue base of the GNP. Given current economic situations...I dont think this will be anything happening anytime soon, or ever.