Links are sacred (links, newspapers, and copyright)

This is my op ed in The Irish Times, 7 January 2013. In the early 1960s a Harvard graduate student named Ted Nelson developed the idea of ‘hypertext’, a system of digitised links between tidbits of information that would transcend the limitations of printed paper. The idea was wildly ambitious. A user could click various … Continue reading Links are sacred (links, newspapers, and copyright)