DMCA

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…

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

‘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…

6 years ago

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…

6 years ago

WordPress Dismisses 43% of Piracy Takedown Notices

Automattic, the company behind WordPress, has published the number of DMCA takedown requests received during the last few months. Between…

6 years ago

Hollywood Issuing DMCA Takedowns for Content on Their Own Computers

Are you familiar with this message? "In response to a complaint we received under the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we…

6 years ago

Google Fiber Users Receiving Automated Fines for Piracy

Google is sending customers of its fibre service that are suspected of illegally downloading copyrighted materials automated fines. Google Fiber…

6 years ago

New Halo Online Mod is Fully Playable; Video Shows Multiplayer Action

Despite being hit with DMCA takedown notices from Microsoft, modders of Russia-only MMO Halo Online have been clear that they are…

6 years ago

Publishers Want to Make Old Game Archiving Illegal

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) wants archiving of abandoned video games, such as Internet Archive’s ever-growing library, illegal, calling the…

6 years ago

Sony Tries to Stop Email Leaks with DMCA Claims

There are always some people that become citizen journalists when the mainstream media fails to pick up on something or…

6 years ago

Google Updates Search Algorithm, Demotes Piracy in Favour of Legal Content

We've all been told time and time again that the internet has the capacity to be the Wild West of…

6 years ago

Movie Company Asks Google To Remove IMDB Links And Official Trailers From Its Listings

By now most of us know that the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) takedown service has been abused by companies…

7 years ago