Takedown robustness


Harry's Place, a controversial left-wing blog, was the victim of a spurious takedown request recently, and had to move ISP. There ought to be a civil action you can bring against someone who makes a baseless takedown request, and a central register of such persons should be established, such that it becomes possible to debar repeat offenders from vexatious takedown activity, the way there is with vexatious litigants.

ISPs should establish a logo they can put on their websites to demonstrate a commitment to resisting spurious takedowns.