Tag Archive: false DMCA takedown

Mar 16

Punishment Needed For DMCA Abusers Says WordPress, Me Too!

During a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on March 13, 2014 WordPress General Counsel Paul Sieminski spoke in-depth about the problems created from a flood of false DMCA takedown notices. The system is being used to curtail freedom of expression and significant resources are being used to deal with the false DMCA takedowns.  “….At Automattic (parent company of WordPress), we’ve seen an increasing amount of …

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