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This article contains a link that some powerful companies don’t want you to see

April 9, 2013

Their target is Chilling Effects, a website created as a joint project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and several law schools. It was formed in 2001 as a reaction to America’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which clamped down on online piracy while giving an escape clause to websites that link to pirated material unwittingly. Under section 512 of the DMCA, websites served with a “takedown notice” can avoid prosecution if they, well, take down links to any infringing material.

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