Deep Linking Lingers On (Jun 2002)

June, 2002


One of the most fundamental characteristics of the Internet, perhaps the one feature which defines the vast, interconnected array of communications and computer systems, is the ability to direct users seamlessly from one point to another.  That feature is generically referred to as “linking.” Linking takes many forms, and depending on such factors as the content, the context, and the relationship between the two sites involved, the practice gives rise to many legal issues and several unresolved questions.