Reddit Reports Surge in Copyright Takedown Notices and User Bans
Reddit has released a new transparency report, revealing that the number of DMCA takedown requests its receives has rapidly increased. In the first half of this year, 738,010 pieces of content were flagged by rightsholders, already exceeding the total for 2021. In addition, the number of copyright-related user bans has shot up as well.
Without doubt, Reddit is one of the most popular user-generated content sites that exists on the Internet today.
The community-driven news and discussion platform has been around for more than 17 years and, over time, its popularity has steadily increased.
In addition to rising visitor numbers, copyright enforcement complaints have skyrocketed to previously unimaginable levels. That includes the volume of incoming DMCA takedown notices.
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