Social Media in the Digital Millennium
Landslide, May-June 2013, at 26
7 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2013
Date Written: May 30, 2013
Social media platforms have proliferated on the Internet and millions of users upload content daily. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, when infringing content is uploaded onto a social media platform, the copyright holder can issue a take down notice, and a platform that fails to comply risks losing the benefit of the DMCA’s safe harbors. This article describes recent legal developments concerning the DMCA and its application to social media.
Keywords: intellectual property, copyright, social media, DMCA
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