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Music publishers fire DMCA take-down notices at top lyrics sites

The National Music Publishers' Association sent DMCA take-down notices to the biggest Web sites seeming to profit from posting unlicensed lyrics.

By November 11, 2013

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Two tracker services shutter, following Apple's DMCA takedown

Apple reportedly issued a Digital Millennium Copyright Act notice to iPhone-Check, saying the service violated Apple's terms of use.

By November 6, 2013

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Correction: TV station uses DMCA to erase racist gaffe

A previous version of this report misidentified the agency that confirmed the bogus pilot information. It was the National Transportation Safety Board.

By July 23, 2013

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President signs cell phone unlocking bill into law

Obama signs a bill into law that makes unlocking a cell phone legal again, making it easier for some consumers to take their phones with them when they change wireless operators.

By August 1, 2014

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​Will a cell phone unlocking law really matter?

Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle pass a bill that will make unlocking a cell phone legal again. But will it really give consumers more choices?

By July 28, 2014

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Cell phone unlocking bill moves forward in Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee votes to repeal the cell phone unlocking ban, which could set the stage for allowing consumers to take any mobile device to any wireless carrier.

By July 10, 2014

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Vine in the cross-hairs as FIFA, ESPN seek World Cup takedowns

Social media is a company's best friend -- until it involves copyrights and trademarks. The latest example: Sports broadcasters are cracking down on 6-second clips of the World Cup.

By July 2, 2014

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Growing pressure in Congress to fix flaws in DMCA law

Since its inception in 1998, the Digital Millennium Copyright has been a touchstone for (digital) controversy. Finally, spurred by a flap over cell phone unlocking, politicians may be ready to act.

By March 6, 2013

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Google could flag adjusted search results, report says

Under new European rules Google has to remove links to offending material online, but you will at least know when your search results have been doctored.

By June 9, 2014

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What the DMCA cell phone unlock ban means to you (FAQ)

Get the lowdown on how the antipiracy Digital Millennium Copyright Act is being applied to phone-unlocking tech and what a recent update to the law means to consumers who want to unlock their phones.

By March 5, 2013