DMCA Violation?

listuser at listuser at
Fri May 9 16:19:16 UTC 2003

On Thu, 8 May 2003, Roy wrote:

> This is the best information I have seen and its exactly what we do.
> Even if the note doesn't exactly match the DMCA requirements, I think 
> there is all ready a ruling in a lower court that says some were close 
> enough
> Also, if you simply blow off the notice, you can become liable since you 
> didn't follow the intent of the DMCA to remove copyrighted material.

IIRC, they have to provide you with a written (and hence legal) copy of 
the notice if you request it.  It's my understanding that many places are 
doing this to all "notices" they get.  Since they never get a written 
reply in return it's assumed that the email was fraudulent and they ignore 
it.  It works for them.  If I can find that discussion, I'll provide the 


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