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Efficient Process or 'Chilling Effects'? Takedown Notices Under Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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Jennifer M. Urban

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Laura Quilter

University of Massachusetts Amherst; University of California, Berkeley - School of Law; New York University (NYU) - Brennan Center for Justice

Date Written: May 23, 2006

Abstract

We analyzed nearly 900 DMCA (17 USC 512) takedown notices from a variety of sources, including all notices received by Google through 2006. Our findings comprise a rather negative snapshot of the ways in which the Section 512 process is being used, and reveal little benefit to some of the constituencies it was intended to support.

Keywords: copyright, DMCA, Section 512, OCILLA, ISPs, takedown notices, copyright infringement

Suggested Citation

Urban, Jennifer M. and Quilter, Laura, Efficient Process or 'Chilling Effects'? Takedown Notices Under Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (May 23, 2006). Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 22, p. 621, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2210935

Jennifer Urban

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Laura Quilter (Contact Author)

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