Hyperlinking to illegal sources can be an infringement of copyright, especially if it is done for profit. Anyone who offers hyperlinks will have to be more careful after a recent decision by the CJEU.
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Intentional hyperlinking to an evidently illegal source is not an infringement of copyright. If the CJEU decides to follow this suggestion by its Advocate-General it will be very hard to effectively enforce copyright on the internet.