Firewatch's developer recently filed a DMCA complaint against PewDiePie in protest of the YouTuber using a racial slur in an unrelated video. PewDiePie has now cried foul play over the DMCA takedown.
Admiral, an anti-ad blocking company, may have found a way to cripple ad blockers after it issued a DMCA takedown notice to a popular ad blocking filter list, which complied to avoid legal trouble.
While piracy continued throughout 2016, Google received more than 1.1 billion takedown requests. The amount falls just short of the total number of takedown requests received in the prior five years.
After being played by half a million people in a matter of days, a fanmade 3D version of The Legend of Zelda has been removed due to its developers being served with a copyright infringement notice.
The new, more restrictive policy will ensure that users located in Europe will not see delisted URLs, even if they search on non-European versions like Google.com.
Universal submitted a DMCA takedown notice to Google against 127.0.0.1 for distributing a pirated copy of Jurassic World - not realizing that that IP address referred to one of its own machines.
The BBC has taken a stand against what it says are wrongful removals under the EU's 'right to be forgotten' ruling, and is planning to publish a list of its articles which are removed from Google.
Google's twice-yearly Transparency Report is out, and this time there isn't much good news to go around: worldwide, government inquiries and takedown requests are spiking at unprecedented levels.
Microsoft's automated takedown systems may need some work, since it's been trying to block Wikipedia, the BBC, and even the EPA for supposedly distributing pirated beta copies of Windows 8.
Google's Takedown requests have increased by over 1,000% compared to last year. The search giant now handles more than a million takedown requests weekly, from various groups and reporters.
According to recently released statistics, a single studio, Magnolia Pictures, accounts for a whole one third of all DMCA takedown requests on Twitter, more than Universal Music and Sony combined.
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