The (Im)possibility of "Standard Technical Measures" for UGC Websites

  title={The (Im)possibility of "Standard Technical Measures" for UGC Websites},
  author={Lauren G. Gallo},
  journal={Columbia Journal of Law and the Arts},
In today’s highly litigious legal landscape, one might doubt that there could ever be an “open, fair, voluntary” agreement between copyright owners and service providers to police infringement.1 Congress nevertheless envisioned such a consensus when it developed § (i) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA): “Conditions for [Safe Harbor] Eligibility.”2 An often-overlooked provision of the DMCA, § 512(i) directs right holders and Internet service providers to work together and agree on… Expand
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