After years of making fun of "linking policies" that set out the terms under which a website can be linked to, Boing Boing has decided to create a linking policy of our own. Here it is -- now, abide by it!
Boing Boing doesn't believe in linking policies. They're dangerous, have no basis in law, and they break the norms that make the Web possible. They're a wicked, stupid idea.
That said, if you believe in linking policies --
that is, if you believe that people who make websites should be able
to control who links to those sites and how -- then have we got a policy for
No site with a linking policy (other than a policy such as
this one, created to deride and undermine the idea of linking
policies) may link to Boing Boing. Ever.
Just what we needed, said exactly no one.
* whether they deserve one or not
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