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15 Websites That Forbid You from Linking to Them

Yes, there are websites that forbid people to link to them. I'm not sure if that's a legally enforceable demand, but they make it anyway. Malcolm Coles has descriptions of (with links to) fifteen websites that disallow linking, including BBC Magazines:

Oh, the BBC. How could you? “You are not permitted to create a link to any part of our Services other than the home page unless you have our prior written consent.”


Link via Marginal Revolution

I herewith forbid you from linking to this comment. As well, you are forbidden from mentioning me or this comment or comments about this comment without prior written permission from me.

Furthermore, you are forbidden from describing me or my behavior anywhere or anyplace. All persons are forbidden from reproducing my likeness. In the event that these are rule are circumvented, I have no idea what I will do.
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How about all the Gawker media blogs? The new design means you pretty much can't share a link with anyone (especially on facebook), as there's no garauntee the link will even work for them.
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Wow, how ridiculous! Who actually reads those things? I link to the BBC all the time. God damn I pay my licence fee, I think I should be allowed to!
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