Wired News follows up on NPR's linking policy:
Examples of such "inappropriate" links include "certain kinds of commercial linking," [an NPR spokesperson] said.
"For example, if Salon.com writes a story about NPR and links to us, that would be fine," because the online magazine wouldn't be using the NPR link for its commercial benefit. "But what wouldn't be fine is if someone sets up a business to link to us and profit from that" -- for example, if someone sets up an online "radio station" whose main content was NPR's programs.
Funny, last time I checked, Salon was a commercial organization. Well, at least NASDAQ
thinks so. Maybe NPR thinks than unprofitable is the same as noncommercial?
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