cabbie - 3:41 am on Feb 15, 2013 (gmt 0)
I strongly advise against implementing any such scheme.
what is poor taste?
Continuing with this thread.
So says the poster who has done most to keep this thread active.:)
There have been a few legal suits brought to bear for sites linking to other sites.
Most have had to do with issue that the receiving website feeling that their copyright has been infringed.
Nearly all of the Irish newspapers under a umbrella organisation sent invoices to websites linking to their content demanding of payment of 300 GBP.
So I am cheap.
The fact that it is now proven, that links maybe harmful to one's site and it's reputation, opens up a new avenue for legal claims.
Apple, BBC interactive, Manchester United, Vodafone, NYSE are just some of the heavyweights that prohibit linking to their site without at least prior written permission.
As to whether a sites TOS is legally binding.. according to Chillingeffects,