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Freeze Facebook Fraud

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Freeze Facebook Fraud

In addition to the provisions of the DMCA, which helps the victims of intellectual property infringement freeze the infringing content, IP owners can also turn to Facebook’s own tools. Facebook’s remedies to assist copyright and trademark owners whose content has been infringed are fairly straight forward. It has links to both copyright and trademark policies, each of which take the owner through a series of steps to report claims of infringement.

Stop Infringing Tweets

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Topple the Infringing Tweets

This is the first of a series of tips I'll write about stopping infringing internet content.  The Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") was enacted to provide a safe harbor for internet service providers who unknowingly host infringing material.  Happily, for the holders of intellectual property, it also contains provisions detailing the steps required for a "takedown notice."  Once a host receives notice of infringement, it is no longer subject to the safe harbor, so it must then take action to remove the infringing material,