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Dmca Notice

  1. 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.

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

    Although fighting online piracy is important, copyright holders alreadycan remove infringing material from the web under the DMCA notice-and-takedown procedure. Ambiguity in the definitions of domestic vs.foreign sites and “facilitates or enables...

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

    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. YouTube/Google is using the DMCA to try to protect themselves...

  4. SearchDay | President 2.0

    Walmart Sends DMCA Notice to SearchAllDeals, TechCrunch Posted by Nathania Johnson Nov 14, 2008 Walmart has sent a DMCA notice to TechCrunch and, a shopping search engine and deals aggregator.

  5. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 2)

    The DMCA take down notice is a pretty simple and straightforward process for both us and search marketers," says Eve Chaurand-Fraser, legal corporate counsel to, overseeing legal issues relating to search services and online advertising...

  6. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 1)

    The DMCA takedown notice – further protecting the online copyright owner The DMCA takedown notice is the legal procedure for a copyright owner to have infringing material removed from an online publication.

  7. How Google Censors Itself For China & Paid Exclusion As Being Evil

    Google's disclosure system in China is almost certainly based on the same system they use for DMCA disclosures in the US (for more about this, see my Postscript: Looking for a search at Google Germany today on "nazi," I see this notice now at the...

  8. Copyrights, Trademarks and Search Engines

    When you find infringing content, contact the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) agent, contact the web host and contact the search engine(s) in order to take care of it. Put a copyright notice on each page of your web site.

  9. Google Makes Scientology Infringement Demand Public

    Links to Google's DMCA policy page, and to the text of the takedown letter are highlighted in this message (see below). Google's Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy

  10. Google Embroiled In Scientology Debate

    That's because even without the DMCA, someone could pursue a copyright infringement action against you. I've no doubt that if someone felt the DMCA was being used as a means to silence them via search engines before now, there would have been a...

  11. Is The Lycos MP3 Index Legal?

    The DMCA remains lurking as a stick that RIAA can wave to get compliance out of Lycos. That means that if RIAA or others aren't satisfied with Lycos's progress, they could file notice and force the company to take action or defend itself in court.