Repost: How DMCA Abuse Hurts Content Creators

Starting this week, I want to regularly highlight the work of other authors in the copyright/plagiarism sphere that I deeply respect by having either guest posts or reposting, with permission, their works. This week I want to higlight Ellen Seidler at Vox Indie, who recently posted about the issue of DMCA abuse and how the problem doesn’t just impact users who have their non-infringing work taken down.

How DMCA Abuse Hurts Content Creators (via http://voxindie.org)

When people talk about DMCA abuse it’s usually folks representing companies like Google or the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Time and time again this red herring is used as a cudgel to attack those who believe in copyright law.  However, as I’…