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shamu726 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsA class-action lawsuit, filed against YouTube by Grammy award-winning musician Maria Schneider and Pirate Monitor Ltd, has taken an unexpected turn. According to YouTube, Pirate Monitor first used bogus accounts to upload its own videos. It then filed DMCA notices to have the same content removed in a ploy to gain fraudulent access to Content ID management tools. Early July, Grammy award-winning musician Maria Schneider teamed up with Virgin Islands-based Pirate Monitor Ltd in a class action lawsuit targeting YouTube. Filed in a California c
Mach1 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsAdult content producer Ventura Content has petitioned the court to clarify how and when the DMCA protects online services from piracy liability. According to Ventura, the lower courts have "given birth to a new monster," the online service provider that is "brazenly rich only from others’ content." The DMCA’s “repeat infringer” issue is a hot topic in US courts, leading to much uncertainty among various Internet services. Under the DMCA, companies are required to implement a reasonable policy to deal with frequent offenders. This applies to residential ISPs but also t