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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a United States copyright law. It provides copyright holders with a mechanism to address copyright violations, while reducing liability for content providers (such as Stack Exchange).

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Has anyone been convicted of perjury for false DMCA takedown notices?

When a copyright holder demands that infringing material be taken down, the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) paragraph 3A(vi) requires: A statement that the information in the notification is ...
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Does bypassing the 10NES lockout chip violate the DMCA?

The first model of the NES has a 10NES lockout chip to prevent unauthorized games from being played which many of the companies worked around. The negative result to the consumer is that this chip ...
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Designating an individual or third-party as DMCA Agent gives extra protection? And is it liable?

According to the United States Copyright Office, https://www.copyright.gov/rulemaking/onlinesp/NPR/faq.html: “A designated agent may be an individual (e.g., “Jane Doe”), a specific position or ...