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Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Andreas Speer
Cologne Center for eHumanities
University of Cologne
50923 Köln, GERMANY
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The Regional Court of Hamburg ruled on May 12, 1998 that the inclusion of a link may entail co-responsibility for the content of the linked page. According to the LG, this can only be prevented by expressly distancing oneself from this content. Those responsible for the website hereby declare: “We hereby expressly distance ourselves from the content of all linked pages for which we are not responsible.”

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