Sue Bt Over Broken Links
Posted on 21 Jun 2000
by Martin Burns (MartinB)
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BT's patent dates from 1976, some 6 years after Ted Nelson described the concept (and invented the term hypertext), and a good 31 years after Atlantic Monthly published a very similar sounding concept.
TheRegister are now carrying a story which quotes one ISP threatening a product liability class action over every broken link on the web.
Reminds you of the Unisys GIF patent, yes? As we can't burn all our links, we can break a few...
Look, here's one!