17.6.08

The DMCA is issuing many false positive takedown notices

Surprise, surprise.  The DMCA can't accurately tell who is downloading illegal content from Bittorrent sites. 

The University of Washington did some research on this, and managed to get over 400 takedown notices without uploading or downloading anything from a bittorrent network.  Also, they managed to frame several printers and a wireless access point as illegal downloaders. 

http://dmca.cs.washington.edu/

Enjoy =]

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