DMCA

WHOOPSY

Snapchat Source Code Leaked and Posted to GitHub

Snap confirmed to Motherboard that an iOS update recently exposed some of the company’s source code.
Joseph Cox
8.7.18
Right to Repair

Once Again, Activists Must Beg the Government to Preserve the Right to Repair

The excruciating DMCA section 1201 exemption process is upon us again, and the right to repair tractors, cars, and electronics is at stake.
Karl Bode
5.2.18
Porn Star Privacy

Facial Recognition for Porn Stars Is a Privacy Nightmare Waiting to Happen

The underlying tech being used by Pornhub could one day be used by more nefarious actors to identify amateur and unwitting porn models.
Samantha Cole
10.11.17
Pepe

This Is the First Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Filed Against a Pepe Meme Maker

The defendant will suggest to a federal court that her appropriation of Pepe is protected on "religious grounds as a Kekistani."
Matthew Gault
10.5.17
Last Impact

Nintendo Shuts Down the Internet's Favorite 'Super Mario 64' Modder

"I don't understand their decision, maybe they are the ones that should educate me on why this is a smart business move."
Emanuel Maiberg
9.20.17
DMCA

The Great Meme War II: Amid Lawsuit Threats, the Alt-Right Says Pepe Belongs to Them

The alt-right promises to fight for the right to shitpost.
Matthew Gault
9.19.17
copyright

Here Are the Letters That Pepe the Frog's Lawyers Sent to the Alt Right

'Pepe is a peaceful frog who represents togetherness and fun—not hate.'
Matthew Gault
9.18.17
Boy's club

Pepe the Frog’s Creator Goes Legally Nuclear Against the Alt-Right

Lawyers served notices to Reddit, Richard Spencer, Baked Alaska, and Mike Cernovich.
Matthew Gault
9.18.17
copyright

PewDiePie Is Inexcusable but DMCA Takedowns Are Not the Way to Fight Him

Many games review videos are in violation of copyright law, but stay up anyway, for promotional reasons.
Louise Matsakis
9.11.17
book excerpt

The Internet of Hackable Things You Don’t Own

How DRM and End User License Agreements have threatened the very idea of 'ownership.'
Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz
2.21.17
Power

NRA Complaint Takes Down 38,000 Websites

The NRA takes a shot at the Yes Men, hits the entire Surge publishing service.
Sarah Jeong
6.30.16
News

Axl Rose Is Abusing Copyright to Kill an Embarrassing Meme

Welcome to the jungle, we've got DMCA.
Jordan Pearson
6.6.16