Cingular Thinks It Can Sue You For Linking To Its Website

Cingular thinks it can determine who gets to link to their website, according to this snippet from their terms of service agreement. Somehow their lawyers operate under this misconception that they’re in a position of being to grant, or revoke, the “right” to create a hypertextual link to their site. The likely intent is to try to set the stage so that then they could basically sue someone for linking to their website.

Cingular, whatever you’re paying these guys, it’s not enough! They need some more money so they can finish the rest of their law degree by mail courses. — BEN POPKENBe Careful How You Link To Cingular.com [Harry Maugans]