Hypocritical linking policy

Fodors.com, which now has a travel blog, wants to prohibit anyone from deep-linking into its content (“‘deep linking’ past the FODORS.COM homepage is strictly prohibited”). So even though the Fodors bloggers deeplink into other sites, Fodors’ lawyers want to prevent you from doing the same thing. Someone at Fodors doesn’t get the Web at all.


One thought on “Hypocritical linking policy

  1. I thought we’d gotten past the ludicrous concept of “Don’t link to us without permission”? I remember when, a few years ago, some companies were making a huge stink about this.

    You’d think they’d like the traffic…

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