The National Music Publishers' Association sent DMCA take-down notices to the biggest Web sites seeming to profit from posting unlicensed lyrics.
A previous version of this report misidentified the agency that confirmed the bogus pilot information. It was the National Transportation Safety Board.
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.
commentary The anti-circumvention provision of the DMCA has been stifling research, slowing innovation, and annoying consumers for more than a decade. So why does it still exist?
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.
The company told Google that several URLs infringed upon intellectual property related to Windows 8. But upon further inspection, it was plain wrong.
U.S. District Court in New York grants summary judgment against MP3tunes for music that the founder uploaded personally without permission but grants music service protection under DMCA safe harbor.
SWCast was five years late paying royalties, so by waving the DMCA before its ISP, SoundExchange was successful in taking the Webcaster offline.
Hotfile's allegations that the film studio filed false takedown requests sound outrageous, but the problem is they don't hold up.