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Toyota Demands Removal of Fan Wallpapers

WOW, Glad today was Tony’s last day in a Toyota!

Toyota Demands Removal of Fan Wallpapers: “An anonymous reader writes ‘TorrentFreak reports that Toyota’s lawyers have recently contacted computer wallpaper site Desktop Nexus in a blatant example of DMCA abuse. Toyota issued a blanket request to demand the immediate removal of all member-uploaded wallpapers featuring a Toyota, Lexus, or Scion vehicle (citing copyright violation), regardless of whether Toyota legally holds the copyright to the photos or not. When site owner Harry Maugans requested clarification on exactly which wallpapers were copyrighted by Toyota, he was told that for them to cite specifics (in order to file proper DMCA Takedown Notices), they would invoice Desktop Nexus for their labor.’

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

(Via Slashdot.)

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