website statistics

Even months after the take down of a number of file sharing and torrent sites, content industry continues to serve them DMCA notices.
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...

In recent past, a number of popular file-sharing and torrent sites have been taken down by the U.S. authorities. The pretext to do so is simple – the whims of the content industry. Online pirates lost Demonoid, Megaupload and BTJunkie this year, besides others. But a number of anti-piracy over-active groups seem quite ignorant of this.


This information divulged by Google’s Transparency Report. The report reveals the companies which request any kind of content to be taken down and also the content which they seek to take down.

Usually, content production companies send Google DMCA notices over the most tiniest of things, thus bombarding the search giant with a huge number of such notices. This is done as if to punish Google for its refusal to completely take out piracy-related links from its search results.

What is rather interesting, though, is that many of these content producing companies are surprisingly ignorant about the current affairs. For instance, companies such as Sony, Warner, BPI, Microsoft and others sent requests to Google to take down certain content from Megaupload – even though Megaupload has been wiped off the face of web.

Similarly, Demonoid went down during the first week of August and yet different so-called anti-piracy organizations are filing complaints against its content every day, despite the fact that it no longer exists. Same stands for BTJunkie.

The question is, why do these anti-piracy companies continue to file DMCA notices against websites which no longer exist? Has DMCA notices become a tool of the content industry simply to pressurize a website into accepting its demands?

Courtesy: Torrent Freak

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Jelly Bean Reaches 1.2 Percent Android Devices

Could Manufacturer Of GooPhone I5 Block iPhone 5’s Sales In China?
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post

Tags: ,

  On September 9, 2012(3 years, 8 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

What Do You Think?

Leave a Reply




Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Even if iPhone is muted, still Siri's voice is loudly chime. Now you can change the setting to silence Siri using your iPhone's mute switch.
Check out how to teach Siri about nicknames and relationships of the important people in your life in order to make your life easier.
Has your iPhone suddenly turned black & white? Check out this tutorial to know possible reasons & how to fix iPhone screen with few taps.
Check out this tutorial to download FREE movies and TV Shows streaming Showbox app and install it on your Android smartphone or tablet.
Parental Controls allows you to put restrictions on apps or content that can or can not be used by anyone else on your Apple iPhone or iPad.
If you want to print from iPhone without using any computer, check this out to connect and print wirelessly right from the Apple device.
Using Siri, anyone can bypass the Passcode even if iPhone or iPad is locked. Check out this to know how you can disable Siri on lock screen.
Floatify will let you quick reply to the messages or emails through notification bar using your Android Lollipop or Marshmallow.
If you do not know to do face swap, check out this tutorial to learn how the new Snapchat face swapping feature actually works.
Facebook has released the Live video streaming feature and we will show you how to go live using the Facebook app for Android or Apple.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook