“NFL fumbles DMCA takedown battle, could face sanctions”

By Kristopher A. Nelson
in May 2007

100 words / 1 min.
It’s no secret that some content owners don’t seem to understand how the DMCA works-that, or they simply don’t care when sending mass takedown notices. This seems to be the case with the recent saga of legal maneuvers between the National Football League (NFL) and Brooklyn Law School professor Wendy Seltzer. The two have been […]


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It’s no secret that some content owners don’t seem to understand how the DMCA works–that, or they simply don’t care when sending mass takedown notices. This seems to be the case with the recent saga of legal maneuvers between the National Football League (NFL) and Brooklyn Law School professor Wendy Seltzer. The two have been going back and forth with DMCA-related “requests” since early February–with YouTube stuck in between–and in the process, the NFL itself appears to have violated the DMCA.

via ars technica


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