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These Music Industry Leaders Want DMCA Laws to Get Even Stricter

Several prominent musicians, including Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, and deadmau5, have asked the US government to change some aspects of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). They want even stricter rules for DMCA takedowns.

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WordPress Takes Down Original Blog Posts After Bogus DMCA Claim by Content Thief

Today in DMCA Being A Great Idea That Is Working Really Well news, the journal-monitoring blog Retraction Watch had 10 of its posts taken down by it's service provider, WordPress, after being on the receiving end of a meritless DMCA claim from a site that stole their content -- and then had the massive stones to claim the copyright on it, demanding that WordPress remove the offending -- and oh yeah, original -- posts from Retraction Watch. Because the DMCA is working just the way it's meant to, is why.

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