Microsoft recently sent CultofMac a DMCA Takedown For Linking To Windows 7 Beta in an article about installing the Windows 7 beta on a MacBook. The only possible CultofMac infringement was a link in the article to the Microsoft Windows 7 beta.
But what’s really bizarre/scary is the following:
But the notice doesnâ€™t specify what the infrinegment is, nor what has to be taken down. Rackspace has contacted the company acting for Microsoft, DtecNet, for clarification. Weâ€™ve left the post alone until we clearly understand the demands.
Microsoft’s Demand for Immediate Take-Down provided no specifics re: why the post in question needed to be taken down, only that it needed to be taken down and taken down immediately.