Remember when people kept insisting that the DMCA was never used for censorship? Yeah, about that. Last week, we were alerted to how a reporter from VentureBeat/Gamesbeat by the name of Jeffrey Grubb had sent a DMCA notice for screenshots on a tweet by Jake Magee, who tweets under the account PhoxelHQ. Magee had taken a few screenshots of an article by Grubb and put up a tweet criticizing it. This is quintessential fair use, whether or not you agreed with Magee.
Apparently Grubb wasn't thrilled about Magee adding some commentary to Grubb's game review, and did what any reasonable adult would do: run to the DMCA to shut up a critic:>
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