05 Feb Google Is Swimming in Takedown Requests
In the Last Year, Google Takedown Demands Have Increased 1,300%
By Paul Resnikoff – Jan. 24, 2013 – Digital Music News
In the last year alone, DMCA takedown requests have surged 1,300% (and for the mathematically challenged, 100% = double). In hard numbers, that’s the difference between 202,297 demands in mid-January of 2012 and 2,857,808 demands in the latest week.
So what happens next? If anyone has the resources to handle huge DMCA takedown volumes, it would be Google. But even this elephant is getting overloaded…