Fake copyright claim against Malaysia Today

Cloudflare received a DMCA copyright infringement complaint regarding your site


Cloudflare received a DMCA copyright infringement complaint regarding: malaysia-today.net

The information we received was the following:

Reporter: Anonymous

Reported URLs:


Original Work: I am the author of the article (link)


Based on the results of monitoring on the Internet, the fact of violation of my copyright was established, namely, an article was discovered that was completely copied from an article of which I am the author. (link)

Please also be advised that law requires you, as a service provider, to remove or disable access to the infringing materials upon receiving this notice. Under US law a service provider, such as yourself, enjoys immunity from a copyright lawsuit provided that you act with deliberate speed to investigate and rectify ongoing copyright infringement. If service providers do not investigate and remove or disable the infringing material this immunity is lost.

Therefore, in order for you to remain immune from a copyright infringement action you will need to investigate and ultimately remove or otherwise disable the infringing material from your servers with all due speed should the direct infringer, your client, not comply immediately.

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Under Art. 2 of the Bern Convention of the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, the text of the publication is protected as a literary work. Under Art. 9 of the Bern Convention of the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, the author of literary work protected by this Convention shall have the exclusive right of authorizing the reproduction of these works, in any manner or form.

As the author’s consent is absent, there is a direct infringement of the stated right of reproduction of mine. Also, according to the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act, as well as the European Union Copyright Directive 2004/48 / EC, 93/83 / EC of 09/27/1993, 2001/29 / EC of 05/22/2001, this article infringes rights, in particular, my right to receive fair remuneration for the use of their publications.