Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Copyright law must be brought up to speed with rapidly advancing technology if it is to remain effective. The DMCA has remained unchanged since it became law in 1998, and its protective mechanisms are now beginning to lag.
In addition to acting as a “shield” from liability, the DMCA can be a valuable “sword” for protecting a brand online.
Online service providers may need to control users' activities to be protected under Digital Millennium Copyright Act