Copyright Infringement and the First Amendment: User-Generated Content and DMCA Interpretation -- Youtube. I Tube. We All Tube

14 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2018  

Megan Gray

Stanford Center for Internet & Society; Gray Matters

Date Written: April 15, 2018

Abstract

Under the Digital Millinium Copyright Act (DMCA), YouTube can be held liable for copyright-infringing material on the site if -- as the hosting site -- it has actual ("red flag") knowledge or control and a direct financial benefit from that copyright infringing content.

Keywords: copyright, DMCA

JEL Classification: K

Suggested Citation

Gray, Megan, Copyright Infringement and the First Amendment: User-Generated Content and DMCA Interpretation -- Youtube. I Tube. We All Tube (April 15, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3163133 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3163133

Megan Gray (Contact Author)

Stanford Center for Internet & Society ( email )

559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610
United States

Gray Matters ( email )

Washington, DC 20009
United States

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