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  1. Google to Fight Piracy by Modifying Search Algorithms

    However, this year's updated report features a couple of developments, including changes to ad formats and an improved Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) demotion search signal. An improved DMCA demotion signal in Google search is also being...

  2. Another Loss for Viacom in Endless YouTube Copyright Legal Battle

    District Court Judge Louis Stanton has confirmed, once again, that YouTube operates well within the rules of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and therefore is protected by safe harbor. In enacting the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Congress...

  3. Google: Nearly 6 Million Requests to Remove Search Results This Month

    The requests are made to Google under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA), which removes liability from the firm if it provides inadvertent access to sites offering illegal material, if they comply with requests to remove content flagged...

  4. Google: Sites With More DMCA Takedown Requests Will Rank Lower in Search Results

    The company said that it would be adding a number of criteria to its ranking process which will take into account the number of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown requests a site has received.

  5. Miami Heat Minority Owner Sues Google Over Unflattering Photo

    After Google rejected a May 2012 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown request over a photo of himself sticking his tongue out, a minority owner of the Miami Heat has sued the search engine and the blogger responsible for posting the...

  6. Google Failing on Piracy, Claims RIAA, Hollywood Agent

    We have never imposed any limit on the number of DMCA [Digital Millennium Copyright Act] notices that a copyright owner or reporting organization may send us, although we do have some technical safeguards in our trusted partner program as a...

  7. YouTube-Viacom Copyright Lawsuit Resurrected by Appeals Court Ruling

    Judge Jose Cabranes reversed an earlier decision that had protected YouTube from damage claims under the safe harbour provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). YouTube may have been aware of infringements prior to takedown...

  8. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    Don’t we have the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) already? Although fighting online piracy is important, copyright holders alreadycan remove infringing material from the web under the DMCA notice-and-takedown procedure.

  9. Viacom Hires High-Profile Lawyer to Battle YouTube on Copyright

    In June, the company promised to appeal after it lost its battle with Google-owned YouTube when a judge decided that the video-sharing was protected by the safe harbor of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) against claims of copyright...

  10. United States Copyright Office Declares YouTube Remixes Are Legal

    Most reporters are focused on the United States Copyright Office declaration that it is it legal to unlock or 'jailbreak' a mobile device from the manufacturer and network provider from which it was purchased from, which permits users to install...

  11. YouTube Wins Case Against Viacom

    This means that the court has decided that YouTube is protected by the safe harbor of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) against claims of copyright infringement. Sam Diaz of ZDNet points out, "the YouTube case actually proves that 'the...

  12. How the Wal-mart Grinch Stole Black Friday Link Love

    It's the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The blog post, "Walmart Sends DMCA Notice to SearchAllDeals, TechCrunch" on Search Engine Watch's Blog was extremely interesting on several levels. First, I had no idea what a DMCA was.

  13. Trademark Law - What Search Marketers Should Know, Part 1

    What you'll find most of the search engines and online service providers doing is treating copyrights and trademarks similarly under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)," says Mary Berk, Microsoft adCenter's director of marketplace quality.