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Does the DMCA takedown procedure apply if the original work is not online?

The relevant law requires only that the notice must provide "Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed" and "Identification of the material that is claimed ...
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Does the DMCA takedown procedure apply if the original work is not online?

Yes. Many works do not exist online. Like books. You can DMCA a book that only exists physically. It's a little more complicated than for a webpage or online available one, but it works.
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Is it legal to circumvent DVD CSS to create a backup for private use in Australia?

DVDs are not “in analog form” s110AA does not apply to DVDs because of this. Australian copyright law does not use the US concept of fair use but rather the fair dealing. Fair use does not set a ...
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HELP!!! Court order for a DMCA counter notice

It means what it says You have allegedly violated the Japanese person's copyright. They can sue you for that if they want. If they tell Twitter within ten days that they have commenced a lawsuit, ...
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Is it against the DMCA to use the recent implementation of the Windows XP's product activation algorithm if one has an XP licence?

The DMCA applies if the item being copied is protected by some mechanism that prevents copying. Just because that mechanism isn't very strong, doesn't mean DMCA doesn't apply. For example, there is a ...
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