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The Lumen database collects and analyzes legal complaints and requests for removal of online materials, helping Internet users to know their rights and understand the law. These data enable us to study the prevalence of legal threats and let Internet users see the source of content removals.

Recent Takedown Notices

  1. DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
  2. DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
  3. DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
  4. DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
  5. DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
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From the Blog

  1. More Apparently Fraudulent Court Orders
  2. Lumen Research In the News - Texas AG sues CA company over falsified court orders business model
  3. Data from the Lumen Database Highlights How Companies Use Fake Websites and Backdated Articles to Censor Google’s Search Results
  4. (Part 3) Serving a Self: Reading the Law into Popular Conceptualizations of the Right of Publicity
  5. Bad Reviews: How Companies Are Using Fake Websites to Censor Content
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