wildbest - 5:24 pm on Jan 26, 2006 (gmt 0) User-agent: * Do we really have to label WWW illegal because they do not want to do that?!
The ruling was correct, but the real problem has yet to be resolved. The problem is that crawlers can not read Copyright (c) in a standard fashion. If you are copyright purist, it is not enough to voice your concern but create a foundation and develop a standard for Copyright (c) on the Web, so that crawlers can programmatically read it and obey its restrictions. But what can we do until that time comes? Ban the Web? Because a handful copyright purists refuse to put the following lines in a simple .txt file on their root folder:
Do we really have to label WWW illegal because they do not want to do that?!