European court says linking to illegal content is copyright infringement

Submitted by Blake on Sat, 09/10/2016 - 10:54
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In a decision that is already controversial, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favor of copyright owners and against hyperlinks. The CJEU decision, though qualified, raises the strong possibility that publishers linking to infringing third party sites will also be liable for infringement.
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