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The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that hyperlinking to libellous material does not constitute publishing the material itself.
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I personally thought it was a interesting read. Although some people might not find this really surprising or really care.
    
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I pretty much agree that the responsibility lies with the publisher of the content. If users find and link to said material... its like your passing it around class just showing everyone else... How can you morally be held responsible for that.

Besides, the internet isn't exactly something you want to try and "control". Seriously, its made up of millions of unique users and the end result of this is a lot of creativity.

Re-distributers (people who deep link) really can't be held responsible... That's like suing Costco because some of the products you purchased were defective/tainted with problems. You should contact whoever made the product for issues. (Costco does have a hell of a return policy though )
 
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This just in... the Supreme Court of Canada rules in favor of common sense.
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This just in... the Supreme Court of Canada rules in favor of common sense.
It's been a long time coming.
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libel laws/suits always struck me as insane in the first place.
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What is this Canada you speak of?

Anyways........ how could something this stupid even get into court?
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Wow, a ruling that makes sense for once! Lets hope common sense continues to prevail at the SCOTUS.

Canadian Supreme Court. Well that explains the rational decision.
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What is this Canada you speak of?
it is america's hat!

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