Sendee Beware: Receiving DMCA Takedown Requests

Rosen v. Global Net (C.D.C.A. June 20, 2014)

Daisy Fuentes, photographed by Plaintiff Barry Rosen

A cautionary tale. DMCA takedown notices are complete when they are sent to the designated agent, not when (or if) they are received. Global Net listed contact information for DMCA takedowns, and Barry Rosen emailed and faxed one for unauthorized posting of his photographs of a few celebrities (Amy Weber, Daisy Fuentes, and Gena Lee Nolin). Global Net never took down the photos, and Rosen sued (more…)