Tagged: Internet law suits

Woman sues city after it orders her to remove a link to the local cops’ website

A woman in Sheboygan, WI is suing the city because the city’s attorney used legal threats to get her to remove a link to the local police department website — the city apparently believes you need permission to communicate the URLs of its pages:

The city went further, the lawsuit claims, launching a criminal investigation of Reisinger for linking to the department on one of her sites.

Many agents offer community links for home shoppers, including links to their local police departments, city offices and neighborhood resources.

Sheboygan women files landmark case over Web links