Latest Digital Millennium Copyright Act Stories
DMCA regulations allow criminal and civil liabilities when a person "jailbreaks" a digital device such as cell phones, tablets and other portable devices.
Tweets which contain links to pirated versions of copyrighted material may also be blocked so as not to compromise the “safe harbor” they’ve been given through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or DMCA.
The latest set of exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which go into effect today, make it legal to jailbreak smartphones, but not tablet computers, the US Copyright Office has declared.
Beginning next week, Google's search algorithm will be altered to punish websites which receive multiple valid copyright violation notices from users.
An American appeals court has ruled to revive a lawsuit filed by Viacom against Google regarding copyrighted material being uploaded to YouTube, various media outlets reported Thursday.
YouTube announced on Wednesday it will partner with Paramount Pictures to bring movie rentals to the popular video-sharing site.
Hot on the heels of MPAA's suit against Megaupload, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has set its sights on file hosting service Hotfile.com.
Racking up somewhere between 10 and 13 million new users in just 10 months, the online pinboard Pinterest has taken the world of social media by storm. Yet wary of seeing its dazzling success curbed by legal controversy, the California-based startup is already taking preemptive measures to avoid entanglement in potential copyright controversies.
WebHostingBuzz will be blacking out its site on January 18th in protest of SOPA and PIPA as the company believes that the current form of legislation is harmful for the future of the Internet.