Go Back   DreamTeamDownloads1, FTP Help, Movies, Bollywood, Applications, etc. & Mature Sex Forum, Rapidshare, Filefactory, Freakshare, Rapidgator, Turbobit, & More MULTI Filehosts > World News/Sport/Weather > Piracy/Warez/Legal/Hackers/Scams & Internet News

Piracy/Warez/Legal/Hackers/Scams & Internet News Anything Related to Piracy, Warez, Legal Matters, Hackers, Internet News & Scams and How it Affects Sites/Members Can Be Read Here. Please do NOT post links to other Sites, but you May Name Them if They are Scam Sites

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
Hallo to All Members. As you can see we regularly Upgrade our Servers, (Sorry for any Downtime during this). We also have added more Forums to help you with many things and for you to enjoy. We now need you to help us to keep this site up and running. This site works at a loss every month and we appeal to you to donate what you can. If you would like to help us, then please just send a message to any Member of Staff for info on how to do this,,,, & Thank You for Being Members of this site.
Post New ThreadReply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 28-01-13, 23:37   #1
 
Ladybbird's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 34,909
Thanks: 23,574
Thanked 12,735 Times in 8,571 Posts
Ladybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase
Best Admin Best Admin Gold Medal Gold Medal 
Total Awards: 6

Hacker Anti-Piracy Co. ‘Tests’ Mega’s Copyright Skills

Anti-Piracy Company ‘Tests’ Mega’s Copyright Takedown Skills

Posted: 27 Jan 2013



What a first week for Mega. The official launch last weekend, the big and loud press conference and party on Sunday, plus a massive influx of users throughout the week shooting the site into the big league in record time.

As predicted, the site has indeed become the most scrutinized start up in Internet history with lawyers, security experts and the media looking at every aspect of the site.

Outside of the site’s approach to encryption, one of the key issues has rightly been the site’s attitude to the law. At this stage (unsurprisingly) there is nothing to suggest that Dotcom and his associates are being anything other than the good corporate citizens they have claimed to be all along.

Mega has a robust policy for dealing with infringement and it has already been put to the test this week, although at a somewhat subdued rate. According to Dotcom only 50 DMCA-style takedown notices have been received so far, which considering the sheer numbers of files being uploaded is a mere drop in the ocean.

The Mega boss says that currently a mind-boggling 500 uploads are completing “every second” which according to the TF abacus is 43.2 million files a day. Thats a LOT of uploading, but not yet close to Dropbox where over a billion files are added every 24 hours.

So how did Mega perform on its takedowns? According to information sent to TorrentFreak by Guillaume Champeau, editor of Numerama, Mega has already been ‘tested’ on that front by a French anti-piracy company.

LeakID, which operates a system called LeakSearch, apparently sent a batch of DMCA-style takedowns to Mega on Tuesday. The notices, sent on behalf of Citel Video, requested deactivation of five links to the manga show Naruto. According to Numerama’s source, all files were removed within 48 hours.

.

As expected Mega requires those submitting DMCA takedowns to operate in good faith and only attempt to take down content which is actually infringing on their copyrights.

However, while a company like Google can do limited testing on the validity of the notices it receives, due to its encryption presumably Mega can do none and must operate entirely on trust when it takes files down. This could ultimately prove problematic for wrongful takedowns since Mega has rules in place to terminate the accounts of repeat infringers.

Finally, those hoping to track the numbers of allegedly infringing files on Mega by using Google’s Transparency Report will be disappointed. Currently and presumably due to Mega’s setup, Google is unable to index the site. If that stays the same Mega will never appear in the report and Google won’t receive any notices for the site.
__________________
Nil Carborundum Illegitemi My Advice is Free My Friendship is Priceless

FREEBIES Continue to be a BURDEN on Our Increasing Server/Privacy Costs. Please DONATE Something to HELP...PM an Admin for Further Info.



& Thanks to Those That Have Taken The Time to Register & Become a Member of ... 1...
Ladybbird is online now  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Post New ThreadReply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2
Designed by: vBSkinworks