Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by J0kerz, Feb 11, 2010.
Can you still receive a DMCA from the US if your website is hosted offshore?
Of course you can receive a DMCA notice, the question is if you need to honour it or not.
If your server is based in the European Union, for instance, then the copyright regulations (and those regulating takedown notices) are largely the same as they are in the States - but if you're based in, say, Panama, then you're pretty safe just ignoring the notice.
More information at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Millennium_Copyright_Act
It won't make a difference. Since your site has to be up for a long period of time this gives them time enough to trace and investigate the person behind the site. If they're after you, it's better to dissapear with the site and start fresh.
Sure you can host it in Hong Kong, but eventually they'll find out who you are and sue. These offshore hosts are only safe if you use them for a week tops. Why do you think phishing criminals move hosts so fast or use fast flux hosting techniques?
That might work if you're promoting a nazi site yes. But one does not have the right to use copyrighted images/video's.
its the law where you host your sites thats mader only
Thus in reality you would be linking all images/video's from somewhere else. Then they'll probably go after that site. I doubt they'll leave it like that though. I used to think this once but got made an example out of. You would not like to be in my situation. I dont wanna be there when that huge crackdown happens.
they'll have you through domain so careful where your domain is. CANN CAN hurt alot
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