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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 doesn’t specify what the infrinegment is, nor what has to be taken down. Rackspace has contacted the company acting for Microsoft, DtecNet, for clarification. We’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.

Written by Jeffery Battersby

October 21st, 2009 at 4:05 pm

Posted in Commentary

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