Do I need to ask permission to link to a website?
In addition, Section 30.04 of the Copyright Act will allow you to copy, play in class, or distribute to students, materials that you have found on the Internet, as long as:
- the material was posted legitimately (i.e. by the or with the consent of the Copyright owner).
- there is no clearly visible notice prohibiting educational use of the content.
- there is no technological protection measure preventing access to the material or preventing copying of the material (e.g. a presentation on a website like Prezi).
- you have acknowledged the author & website.