The creators of videos that have been improperly removed by YouTube and other Internet service providers after allegations of copyright violations are fighting back with a new breed of lawsuits. The suits, many brought by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit civil rights group, claim that in some cases those complaining of copyright infringement are violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, which states that anyone who makes fraudulent copyright claims is liable.
Videos Pulled From Web Sites Draw Suits
The National Law Journal
March 14, 2007