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Facebook Sued Over Failure to Respond to DMCA Takedown Notices

News Seattle-based photographer Christopher Boffoli is suing Facebook for copyright infringement. According to the complaint, the social media platform failed to remove a series of links to copyrighted photos. The takedown notices in question were sent around the same time a TorrentFreak-linked Boffoli-meme was taken down by Facebook. Seattle-based artist Christopher Boffoli is no stranger […]

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Facebook Sees Copyright Abuse as One of the Platform’s Main Challenges

When it comes to targeting infringement, Facebook has rolled out a few anti-piracy initiatives over recent years. In addition to processing regular takedown requests, the company has a “Rights Manager” tool that detects infringing material automatically and allows owners to take down or monetize the content. In a recent meeting organized by the European Commission, […]

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DISH to Subpoena Google, Facebook, PayPal & Twitter to Identify ‘Pirate’ IPTV Operators

Back in August, DISH Networks filed a $10 million lawsuit against IPTV provider Easybox IPTV. The broadcasting company has now been given permission by the court to identify the IPTV service’s currently-unknown operators, using information held by some the world’s largest Internet companies – and more. DISH Networks’ efforts to disrupt, take down, or obtain […]