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November 07, 2012

Twitter Becomes More Transparent with Tweets that Violate Copyright Regulations

By Ed Silverstein, TMCnet Contributor

Twitter (News - Alert) has changed its policy on content that may violate copyright regulations – by no longer removing items but withholding tweets.

“We now offer more #transparency in processing copyright reports by withholding Tweets, not removing” (them), Jeremy Kessel, Twitter’s legal policy manager, announced recently in a tweet.

The tweets are those which copyright holders raise concerns about under the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

The new policy relates to content that includes or links to material which violates copyright regulations. There is more transparency by Twitter, as well... Read More

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