Posts Tagged ‘intellectual property’
Another Bogus DMCA Infringement Notice based on a forged blog post
Have you received a bogus “DMCA takedown notice” from an individual (falsely) claiming to be a lawyer with the email address “email@example.com”? Was the claim based on a dubiously-dated post on a website called “Global News” or “Global Express News?” If so this might interest you. Back in June, 2022 I got a bogus takedown…Read More
Bogus DMCA infringement notices may be the product of “black hat” PR agencies.
Have you received an email claiming you’ve infringed the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) recently? For people with screen readers here’s the relevant text from the screenshot Cloudflare received a DMCA copyright infringement complaint regarding: realbasics.com The information we received was the following: … Work: I, XXXXXXXXXXX, would like to draw your attention towards https://www.realbasics.com/…Read More
Report: Suspicious legal cases lead to takedown notices for negative reviews
This might be a bit in the weeds for the average blogger, but Eugene Volokh and Paul Alan Levy, legal-issues bloggers on the Washington Post website, have uncovered an interesting little scam that works like this. 1) A company or individual takes issue with an author’s negative review on Yelp, Google, Facebook, etc. 2) The…Read More