Takedown

08.20.19
YouTube sues user who extorted others through fake takedown requests
08.20.19

YouTube sues user who extorted others through fake takedown requests

The defendant allegedly used info from a takedown appeal for swatting.

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12.19.18
Facebook bans hundreds more pages relating to Myanmar conflict
12.19.18

Facebook bans hundreds more pages relating to Myanmar conflict

The latest takedown involved pages reaching millions of people.

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12.16.17
YouTube took down FCC's 'Harlem Shake' video for 7 hours
12.16.17

YouTube took down FCC's 'Harlem Shake' video for 7 hours

The move highlights copyright takedown issues.

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03.07.16
Google had over 75 million takedown requests last month
03.07.16

Google had over 75 million takedown requests last month

That's over 30,000 percent more than the same period in 2012.

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11.19.15
YouTube foots the bill for video makers to fight copyright takedowns
11.19.15

YouTube foots the bill for video makers to fight copyright takedowns

YouTube wants its content creators to know it has their backs.

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01.30.15
'Revenge porn' peddler banned from posting images without consent
01.30.15

'Revenge porn' peddler banned from posting images without consent

If your significant other sends you artful nudes, it'd be pretty nasty to share those pics in the...

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01.08.15
Porn studios' copyright takedowns are making it hard to find code
01.08.15

Porn studios' copyright takedowns are making it hard to find code

Aggressive anti-piracy efforts often have their share of unintended victims, but the porn industry...

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01.06.15
Studios asked Google to pull 345 million pirate links in 2014
01.06.15

Studios asked Google to pull 345 million pirate links in 2014

Google may be bending over backwards to eliminate piracy in its search results, but it's clearer t...

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11.25.14
Activision issuing DMCA takedowns on Call of Duty exploit videos
11.25.14

Activision issuing DMCA takedowns on Call of Duty exploit videos

Activision is issuing copyright strikes on YouTube videos that "promote cheating and unfair exploit...

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