Google, Others Clash Over DMCA Safe Harbor

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT) -- Divergent views on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's safe harbor provisions were on full display in Congress on Thursday, with Google Inc. and others praising the current notice-and-takedown system while others pushed for an end to what they called a “Whac-A-Mole” game of repeat posting.

As part of an ongoing review of copyright law, the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet met to discuss the Copyright Act's Section 512, which lays out the safe harbors that shield Internet service providers from liability based...
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