A Hypothetical Non-Infringing Network: An Examination of the Efficacy of Safe Harbor in Section 512(C) of the DMCA

By: Cassius Sims

This iBrief will present a hypothetical network that allows dissidents to transfer information outside the watchful eye of an oppressive government. It will argue that because a network operator meets the requirements of the safe harbor of section 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the hosts of the network are immune from any vicarious copyright liability.

Cite: 2009 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 009