Twitter Is the One Place the Number of Copyright Notices Is Actually…

Last June, Twitter hopped on the transparency train and released its first report indexing information requests, copyright takedown notices, and removal requests from governments around the globe. Now the second report is out, with its own site and some new details on what the U.S. government in particular is doing.… » 1/28/13 11:37am 1/28/13 11:37am

Google Gets Ten Times As Many Takedown Requests As It Did Six Months…

Back in May when Google started publishing the takedown requests it received from copyright holders, the number was fairly high, roughly 250,000 a week. That's as much as all of 2009. Now, it's even higher. As of this month, that number has reached 2.5 million. » 12/16/12 1:10pm 12/16/12 1:10pm

YouTube Takedowns Just Got Slightly Less Absurd

YouTube's automated copyright takedown system is nothing if not robust, often to the point of head-shaking ridiculousness. But even though the company's trigger-happy Content ID isn't going away any time soon, it's at least getting a much-needed kick in the pants. » 10/04/12 8:35am 10/04/12 8:35am