kfsone writes "When you browse a website the material from the site is transfered to your computer/device to be rendered. In most cases, the browser stores a copy — the cache. In Europe it's been realized that current copyright law doesn't explicitly provide for web-browsing, cached or otherwise, as an exempted, allowable use of copyright that doesn't require explicit owner consent. As slashdotters know all too well, such legal loopholes lead to loonyshenanigans..." Link to Original Source
Time-sharing is the junk-mail part of the computer business.
-- H.R.J. Grosch (attributed)