NOTICE AND TAKEDOWN PROVISIONS OF THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (DCMA)

The most recently enacted U.S. Copyright law, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA) is an attempt by Congress to enter the digital age and follow Europe's lead in international compliance for protecting Intellectual Property Rights (IPR's).The Notice and Takedown provisions are an obvious attempt to help keep the 'Net a growing and open place without undue copyright violations. In order to understand how the Notice & Takedown clause is meant to function, these questions will be answered: What is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act?; How Did the Notice & Takedown Methods Get Developed and Why? What is the Safe Harbor Provision in the DMCA?; What About Protection for a Site Like YouTube?; What are the Notice and Takedown Rules for Internet Sites?

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act?
How Did the Notice & Takedown Methods Get Developed and Why?
What is the Safe Harbor Provision in the DMCA?
What About Protection for a Site Like YouTube?
What are the Takedown Rules for Internet Sites?

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