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Google Begins Making DMCA Takedowns Public

Title: Google Begins Making DMCA Takedowns Public
Date: Friday, 12 April 2002
Publisher: Linux Journal
Author: Don Marti
Main source: linuxjournal.com

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Attention DMCA lawyers: Try to remove a web site from Google's index and you'll probably just make it more popular. In an apparent response to criticism of its handling of a threatening letter from a Church of Scientology lawyer, the popular search engine Google has begun to make so-called "takedown" letters public. DMCA-censored pages are now two clicks and a cut-and-paste away from the regular search results. The full text of two new letters to Google, dated April 9 and 10, ... [Read the rest at linuxjournal.com]