Tag Archive: linking

Bestwater – CJEU considers embedded links to copyright content (again)

On 21 October 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) gave its decision in Bestwater, a case that, like the decision in Svensson earlier this year, concerns the question of whether there is an infringement of copyright when a website operator links to or embeds content available on a third party’s website. Svensson …

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Svensson – When is it OK to link to third party content?

Until last week, no one really knew for sure what the law thought about people including links to a third party’s copyright-protected content on their websites. Would a text-only hyperlink link potentially infringe copyright? Does it make a difference if the content is embedded, or framed, on the linking website? The Court of Justice of the European Union …

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