Do You Feel More Secure?? I Know I Do

. . . because of the Department of Homeland Security’s fearless quest to rid the Internet of copyright infringement.  I’ve noted DHS’ penchant for seizing domain names at the border before — see here and here.  But now it seems they’re going into the Youtube notice-and takedown business.  See

[See Techdirt’s comments on this here]  If anyone has any idea why DHS is joining together with the likes of CBS to take down (allegedly) infringing content, I would like to hear it … Really:  don’t they have enough important work to do?  Do private rightsholders, armed with a veritable arsenal of tools to detect and deter infringement, really need the DHS’ help here?

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