WordPress Owner Files Copyright Suits to Fight Censorship

Citing two recent cases of copyright law abuse, WordPress.com-owner Automattic has announced it's backing 'censorship' victims by filing two lawsuits to deter future misuses. According to the blog-hosting company, a common form of censorship it encounters relates to the improper use of DMCA takedowns -- DMCA standing for the "Digital Millennium Copyright Act" a U.S. law designed to protect copyright in the Internet age.