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Looking for legal advice in a defamation case.

Chicago, IL |

We are running online services and a disgruntled user of our's is sending false DMCA complaints to our providers. We would like to file a police report and take legal actions towards this individual

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Welcome to the world of the internet. Unless you can show loss which is conclusively attributable to the disparaging remarks of your disgruntled user, you really have no recourse except to respond to the negative comments.

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According to the DMCA procedure, the ISP has to disable the content for 10 business days. This is quite a loss i assume. Furthermore he can keep creating false identities to close our services for good. Also he swore under penalty of perjury that he is authorized by the copyright owner and the information he provided is valid, which is clearly not true.

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If you know the identity of the person, try to resolve the underlying problem to make this stop, or send a cease and desist letter. A lawyer can also investigate a tortious interference claim.

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