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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Dropbox clarifies takedown policy, compares file hashes to identify infringing shared links   —  How Dropbox Knows When You're Sharing Copyrighted Stuff (Without Actually Looking At Your Stuff)  —  Late last night, a tweet was spread far and wide showing that a DMCA notice had blocked a file …
Mar 30, 2014, 9:05 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google Takedown Notices Surge 711,887 Percent in Four Years   —  Signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1998, the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) aimed to ready copyright law for the digital age.  —  The law heightened punishment for copyright infringement over the Internet and criminalized circumvention of DRM.
Mar 26, 2014, 10:10 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
Hypedmusic shuts down after receiving cease and desist notice from RIAA   —  Free music streaming app Hypedmusic shut down this month after receiving a cease and desist notice from the recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).  Luke Li, the developer of the app, explained …
Jan 1, 2014, 12:10 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google received 235 million DMCA takedown requests in 2013, discarded 9%   —  Google Discarded 21,000,000 Takedown Requests in 2013  —  Since last year copyright holders have started to increase the number of DMCA takedown requests they send to Google.  —  In 2011 Google was asked …
Dec 27, 2013, 10:55 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Wordpress Goes Legal: Sues Over Two Egregiously Bogus DMCA Notices That Were Designed To Censor   —  We've talked in the past about the unfortunate situation in which there is almost no real punishment for bogus DMCA notices.  Section 512(f) of the DMCA is supposed to provide a way to get attorneys' fees …
Nov 21, 2013, 1:45 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
Inventory tracking site Apple-Tracker.com gets DMCA takedown notice from Apple, shuts down   —  Apple Takedown Notice Makes iPhone 5s and iPad Air Less Easy to Find  —  Unprecedented pre-launch hype and massive day one queues are things that Apple thrive on and are achieved at pretty much every major product launch.
Nov 6, 2013, 2:15 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
MPAA Kicks KickassTorrents Off Google With ‘Precision’ Takedown   —  Every week copyright holders send millions of DMCA takedown notices to Google, hoping to make pirated movies and music harder to find.  —  The RIAA is one of the most active senders and has asked Google to remove over 23 million links to copyrighted content.
Jun 24, 2013, 7:55 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Hollywood Studios Want Google to Censor Dotcom's Mega   —  Every week copyright holders send millions of DMCA takedown notices to Google, hoping to make pirated movies and music harder to find.  —  Unfortunately not all of these requests are correct.  Because of the high number …
May 28, 2013, 5:40 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Members of Congress finally introduce serious DMCA reform   —  The Library of Congress sparked a firestorm late last year when it issued new rules that made it effectively illegal to unlock a cell phone to switch to a new wireless carrier.  An online petition on the issue attracted …
May 9, 2013, 9:55 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
YouTube Won't Put Your Video Back Up, Even If It's Fair Use, If It Contains Content From Universal Music   —  Patrick McKay, who has been a harsh critic of some of YouTube's failings when it comes to the DMCA process and various takedowns, has highlighted a very serious issue with YouTube that has received little attention.
Apr 7, 2013, 4:50 AMIn context

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