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Twitter to make DMCA takedown notices available

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 28 Jan 2012 12:33

Twitter to make DMCA takedown notices available Twitter will be making takedown notices and orders sent to Twitter publicly available for all to see.
The company is working with "Chilling Effects" on the transparency, which is available at chillingeffects.org/twitter.

There are already thousands of DMCA takedown notices in the database, which appears to be updated every few weeks. Here is an example: Takedown notice

In the notices there are links to movies, books, photographs and TV, all of which are unauthorized downloads. Twitter must then delete the tweets.

Additionally, Twitter will take orders for takedowns of content from governments of certain nations. The Tweet will then be deleted in that country but still available in other nations.

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