• Any Statements That You Provide A Hyperlink To Might Be Used Against You In A Court Of Law
  • April 21, 2004
  • Law Firm: Haynes and Boone, LLP - Dallas Office
  • Each new function the Internet performs requires application of existing legal doctrines to factual scenarios never before considered. One such example is the Internet's ability to allow independent users to swap files, which continues to broaden the application of the Copyright Act, challenging the Copyright Act's viability in the new millennium. Along those lines, the Internet -- and specifically hypertext linking -- raises an interesting issue of apparent first impression under Federal Rule of Evidence 801(d)(2)(B), the adoptive admission exception to the hearsay rule.