We’ve picked up on some increasing disquiet around Twitter’s role in the dissemination of links to copyrighted content in recent months. It seems the company is prepared to take action when notified by rightholders though. Music blogger Jean Pierre Chigne had one of his tweets deleted by Twitter, which told him the cause was a DMCA take-down notice. The tweet in question linked to his blog post about the online leak of The National’s new album – the post included a link to download one of its tracks. There’s some debate over the situation, as the track was being offered as a free download (legally) by music blog Pitchfork at the time. But the more important point is that a.) rightsholders are starting to send Twitter takedown notices about individual tweets, and b.) Twitter is willing to act on them. Source: Mashable
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