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EA Shuts Down Fan Remake Of Sim City 2000

EA Shuts Down Fan Remake Of Sim City 2000 If EA proved anything in their most recent Sim City re-boot, it’s that they are completely incapable of making a re-boot of Sim ...

July 31, 2018 at 1:34 pm by
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Copyright Law Changes Could Put An End To Memes

New Law Could See Internet Memes Fall Under Copyright Protection If one thing is certain, it is that the internet is absolutely flooded with memes. Be it images, videos or ...

June 9, 2018 at 1:10 pm by
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Pepe the Frog Creator Declares Meme War on Alt-Right with Flurry of DMCA Claims

Pepe the Frog – Unofficial Mascot of the Alt-Right Similar to the troll face, Pepe the Frog has taken the internet over in recent years. Becoming the unofficial mascot ...

September 19, 2017 at 3:53 pm by
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Campo Santo Files DMCA Takedown for PewDiePie’s Firewatch Video

PewDiePie strikes again! We’re all used to PewDiePie’s eccentricity, right? There’s nothing wrong with speaking your mind, surely, but when it comes to ...

September 11, 2017 at 9:41 am by

ZeniMax Cracking Down on DoomRL – 12 Years After it Was Released!

The creators of DoomRL have been threatened with legal action this week over their free fan made game. The game was based on Doom, and offered a roguelike experience in the ...

December 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Google Got Over A Billion Take Down Requests Last Year

The DMCA is one of the most important pieces of legislation governing digital copyrights. Under the DMCA, online entities can be shielded from litigation under safe harbour ...

November 29, 2016 at 12:40 pm by

Nintendo Takes Down No Mario’s Sky – Rebrands as DMCA’s Sky

An indie parody of No Man’s Sky, which repurposes the game as a 2D Mario platformer, has been subject to a copyright notice on behalf of Nintendo’s lawyers. The ...

September 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm by
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Nintendo Shuts Down Over 600 Fan Created Games

Nintendo has been on the warpath of late when it comes to copyright takedowns and disapproves of anyone using their intellectual property without permission. As a result, many ...

September 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm by

DMCA Notices Have Quadrupled Says Google

There are lots of things on the internet, they say that if you looked hard enough you could find the entirety of human knowledge on the internet. Sadly if that is true, it ...

June 20, 2016 at 12:20 pm by

The Music Industry Wants The Digital Copyright Law Reformed

First, we had live music, then we got vinyl records, then cassettes and CD’s and now we can enjoy our music anywhere we like in the palm of our hand thanks to Digital ...

April 4, 2016 at 9:40 am by
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Google Receives 1500 DMCA Takedowns Per Minute

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act gives copyright holders the ability to make takedown requests for any content they deem a breach of copyright law. During the last month, ...

November 25, 2015 at 2:00 am by

DMCA Exception Makes Smart TV Hacking Legal

Every three years, the US Copyright Office listens to petitions to make revisions and exemptions to the anti-circumvention protections of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ...

October 28, 2015 at 10:30 pm by

TTP Could Outlaw Filesharing Sites

WikiLeaks has been releasing secret documents from the recently-signed Trans-Pacific Partnership, which ties a cabal of Pacific countries, including the US, Canada, and ...

October 11, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

‘Pixels’ Copyright Notices Removed the Studio’s own Trailer

Pixels is an atrocious video game-themed movie and less endearing than a swarm of angry wasps. The film has gained notoriety for its sheer incompetence and it has received an ...

August 10, 2015 at 11:00 am by

Twitter Sued Again for Failing to Comply with Takedown Request

It has happened before that someone sued Twitter on the grounds of failing to remove copyrighted material upon request and now it is happening again. This time it is the ...

July 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm by


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