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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Is Now Under Attack by 'Robo DMCA' Takedown Requests - 0 views

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    "Google is now getting deluged by tens of millions of DMCA takedown requests a day. It's all part of a plan by major media companies to beat the search giant into submission. Will it work?"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Anti-Piracy Outfits Caught Fabricating Takedown Notices - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Ernesto on September 18, 2016 C: 4 Opinion Not all anti-piracy vendors play fair when it comes to removing copyright-infringing content from the Internet. In fact, there is clear and convincing evidence that several companies 'make up' links that have never even existed, perhaps in part to boost their own numbers."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Takedown, Staydown Would Be a Disaster, Internet Archive Warns - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Andy on June 7, 2016 C: 100 News The Internet Archive has issued its sternest warning yet over proposed changes to the DMCA. The Archive says that 'Notice and Staydown' would be an "absolute disaster" for the Internet that would trample due process, promote user monitoring, censorship, and have First Amendment implications."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

28% of Piracy Takedown Requests Are "Questionable" - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on March 31, 2016 C: 13 Breaking A new study published by researchers from Columbia University's American Assembly and Berkeley reveals that more than 28% of the takedown requests received by Google are "questionable." Nearly five percent of the takedown notices that were reviewed did not target the supposed infringing content, while another 24 percent raised other concerns, including fair use. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Internet Archive Seeks to Defend Against Wrongful Copyright Takedowns - TorrentFreak [#... - 0 views

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    " By Andy on March 23, 2016 C: 25 Breaking As a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software and music, the Internet Archive has a keen interest in copyright law. In a submission to the U.S. Copyright Office the Archive says since the major studios often send invalid notices, they're suggesting a change in the law to allow content to remain up while disputes are settled."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

WordPress Wins $25,000 From DMCA Takedown Abuser | TorrentFreak [# !! NoteS] - 1 views

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      # ! More "#copyrigt #ebnforcement" to #stifle #Freedom of Expression...
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      # ! ... another #Backfire to the #IntellectualProperty abuses...
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    [WordPress has scored an important victory in court against a man who abused the DMCA to censor an article of a critical journalist. The court agreed that the takedown request was illegitimate and awarded WordPress roughly $25,000 in damages and attorneys fees. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Monkey selfie, aboriginal language among Wikipedia copyright takedown requests | ITworld - 0 views

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    [# ! Wonder HOW the Pic was 'leaked' to wikimedia...] "A selfie taken by a black macaque monkey and an entire aboriginal language were asked to be removed from Wikipedia by people who claimed to have the copyrights to them, the Wikimedia Foundation said in its first transparency report."
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    [# ! Wonder HOW the Pic was 'leaked' to wikimedia...] "A selfie taken by a black macaque monkey and an entire aboriginal language were asked to be removed from Wikipedia by people who claimed to have the copyrights to them, the Wikimedia Foundation said in its first transparency report."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Protects Chilling Effects From Takedown Notices | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on July 27, 2014 C: 16 News Chilling Effects is the largest public repository of DMCA notices on the planet, providing a unique insight into the Internet's copyright battles. However, each month people try to de-index pages of the site but Google has Chilling Effects' back and routinely rejects copyright claims."
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    " Andy on July 27, 2014 C: 16 News Chilling Effects is the largest public repository of DMCA notices on the planet, providing a unique insight into the Internet's copyright battles. However, each month people try to de-index pages of the site but Google has Chilling Effects' back and routinely rejects copyright claims."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Lawrence Lessig Wins Damages For Bogus YouTube Takedown | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on February 28, 2014 C: 32 Breaking Law professor, Creative Commons co-founder and advocate for copyright reform Lawrence Lessig has agreed to receive damages from an Australian music label. Without considering fair use Liberation wrongly had some of Lessig's work removed from YouTube and threatened to sue - it didn't go well."
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