Masnick, M. (2015, April 2). Lawsuit finally explores what counts as a ‘user’ under the dmca. [Web log post]. Retrieved from https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150402/10500630527/lawsuit-finally-explores-what-counts-as-user-under-dmca.shtml
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act was enacted in 1996, but a civil case is just now addressing what or who is considered “user” under the law’s safe-harbor exception. Most user-generated content platforms operate under the this exception, which protects service providers when its users post copyright-protected content.