Major ISPs agree to “six strikes” copyright enforcement plan

American ISPs, including AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast, agreed today on a new scheme to help copyright owners crack down on infringement.

Get ready for “copyright alerts.”



Anyone Can Take Down Facebook Pages with a Fake Email Address

Something strange has been happening to several popular Facebook pages in recent weeks: they’ve disappeared.

According to the affected page owners, they’re victims of bogus DMCA claims. The DMCA, or Digital Millennium Copyright Act, is a piece of (arguably broken) legislation which allows copyright owners to protect their copyrighted works from infringement. Over the years, it’s been used to remove content from Google’s search index, from YouTube