Tag Archives: copyright infringement

Hacked by a cyberstalker

DIY DMCA – use copyright infringement to deal with cyberbullying

Using DMCA to deal with cyberbulling Currently, one of the most effective ways of removing unpleasant instances of cyber-bullying is by submitting a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) copyright infringement notice. We’ve found that in 70% of the cyber bullying and stalking cases we’ve dealt with, 95% have involved the cyber bully using a stolen […]

Don't let Google own your life

Rumour of new Google policy: ignore DMCA takedown notices for images on social networking sites

Is Google ignoring DMCA requests? Update 30/09/2012: Whilst the content of the below article is still valid, the reasons behind Google’s stance has become clearer. Earlier this year, Google decided to penalize the ranking of  websites which had received large numbers of valid copyright infringement notices. This was aimed at penalizing music and software piracy […]