December 29, 2000

Free links, only $50 apiece

Author: JT Smith

Wired News reports: "Online news sites are turning to a novel way to make some extra cash: requiring fees for links. The Albuquerque Journal charges $50 for the right to link to each of its articles. Localbusiness.com and Latino.com are more generous, and permit one to five links without payment. There's just one catch. Legal experts say no U.S. law or court decision allows a website to successfully demand payment for links to its content."
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