Google yesterday sued a group of people accused of weaponizing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to get competitors’ websites removed from search results. Over the past few years, the foreign defendants “created at least 65 Google accounts so they could submit thousands of fraudulent notices of copyright infringement against more than 117,000 third-party website URLs,” said Google’s lawsuit filed in US District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • @IphtashuFitz
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    257 months ago

    DMCA == guilty until proven innocent

    And good luck proving your innocence to the automated systems that Google uses to respond to DMCA requests…