Court ruling about sharing online news information “should eliminate fears that linking…raises legal risks”

The Federal Court of Canada's ruling involving a website that linked to a National Post column and a photographer's website is seen as good news for those who ink to news, according to law professor Michael Geist. In his column in today's Star, linked here, of course, he describes how by dismissing the claims against Free Dominion, the court has "removed much of the legal uncertainty surrounding sharing infrmation online."

The Federal Court of Canada's ruling involving a website that linked to a National Post column and a photographer's website is seen as good news for those who ink to news, according to law professor Michael Geist. In his column in today's Star, linked here, of course, he describes how by dismissing the claims against Free Dominion, the court has "removed much of the legal uncertainty surrounding sharing infrmation online."

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