Tagged: DMCA

DMCA Agent Registration Reminder

If your company hosts any type of user generated content on a website, then you should appoint and record a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) agent with the Copyright Office to take advantage of safe harbor provisions set forth in the Copyright Act. As we continue reading...

LinkedIn Takes the Role of Protector of its Users’ Privacy

In a recent case brought in a California court, the professional networking service LinkedIn asserted its right to protect its users’ privacy expectations against a third party interloper that claims the right to collect their “public” data.  Commercial interests are mixed in this case together continue reading...

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YouTube to Take a Stand for Fair Use

As we have written elsewhere on this blog, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that copyright owners must consider fair use before submitting takedown requests to internet service providers under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”).  The DMCA provides a “notice and takedown” continue reading...