Scoble passes along that James Governor, an analyst for RedMonk, received a C&D from Gartner for a link

Wow. I obviously haven't seen the letter, but I'm trying to imagine what possible legal recourse they have to linking to a publicly visible URL.  Obviously there's no copyright infringement and there are standards you have to adhere to protect something as a trade secret. (Hint: putting something on a publicly visible server is not enough).

Oh, and someone should tell Gartner that you can "redact" all the links you want but the Internet is forever. Here's the link - maybe I'll get my first C&D too.

This is even worse than C&D'ing someone who is trying to help you.

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