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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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Ukrainian hackers claim takedown of NATO Web sites

A "significant" DDoS attack targeted NATO sites but did not affect the integrity of the organization's systems, a spokesperson says.

By March 16, 2014

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DirecTV spars with The Weather Channel over takedown

The satellite service, which eliminated The Weather Channel from its lineup, says the channel is overrun with reality TV and isn't the only good source of weather news.

By January 14, 2014

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Forget being a victim. What to do when revenge porn strikes

The Internet is a terrible place sometimes, but thankfully there are now organizations that can help people who become victims.

By May 13, 2015

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Google: Government takedown requests on the rise

Google's latest transparency report numbers highlight a "worrying" trend that has emerged over the last four years: government requests to remove critical political content.

By December 19, 2013

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Facebook: Governments still clamoring for user data

During the second half of 2014, the total number of government data requests rose slightly to 35,051, with the US and India leading the way, Facebook reports.

By March 16, 2015

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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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Reddit clamps down on 'involuntary pornography'

A privacy update means people whose private photos have been posted on Reddit without their consent can have them removed.

By February 25, 2015

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Google logs record 21.5M URL takedown requests in September

The search engine's Transparency Report shows that takedown requests for piracy and copyright infringing URLs are increasing at a breakneck pace.

By October 7, 2013