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Getting sued -- for linking to a website?



CyberTelecom Blog notes that one very big, very famous law firm is still clinging to this very doubtful theory in its suit against a small real estate website: "since Voldemort is of the persuasion that merely linking to its website gives rise to a cause of action, we will avoid doing so like a hound dog avoids taking a bath." For more on Jones Day v. BlockShopper, see posts at Overlawyered here, here, and here.

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Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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