Apr. 14th, 2015

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More on the Ebooks-Tree Business

As more information comes out about this, we will continue to provide links in the hope that they will be useful.

Copyright info you may not know: besinaao3 (Tumblr) - Links to more information about copyright of fanfic. Note that this poster has multiple short entries answering questions about this business.
topic:copyright, topic:fanfic


Untitled: isfanficlegal (Tumblr) - "How can the DMCA be applicable here? Don't safe harbor provisions only apply to user-generated content? None of the content on ebook-tree appears to be user-generated."
topic:copyright


More than AO3 affected: besinaao3 (Tumblr) - "I’d like to take one moment to point out that although we’ve spent a lot of time talking about the effect this has had on AO3, other fic hosting sites have fallen victim to these folks as well."
topic:copyright, topic:fanfic


April 14, 2015 update on ebooks-tree.com: isfanficlegal (Tumblr) - "CloudFlare has responded to a number of people that they are only a "pass through" - basically, they do host ebooks-tree’s content but only for brief times, and we believe that ebooks-tree has been using CloudFlare to mask where they are truly hosted."
topic:copyright, topic:scam


Untitled: copyright.gov - Portion of copyright law applying to use of pseudonyms
topic:copyright, topic:law


Untitled: isfanficlegal (Tumblr) - "How can the DMCA be applicable here? Don't safe harbor provisions only apply to user-generated content? None of the content on ebook-tree appears to be user-generated."
topic:copyright, topic:law

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