Originally Posted by mikebvm
If you're the host and it's one of your customers, you're responsible for acting on a DMCA complaint issued to you about the article.
If you are outside of the USA and get a DMCA complaint then you dont need to act on it as a DMCA is a USA thing and is only enforceable in the USA.
Although most host will act in some form if they get any complaint.
Plagiarism is also a strange thing as you really need to establish who the content really belongs too.
How do you know that it is just not 1 competitor trying to get rid of another when they say site A stole the content of their site, when they could have been the ones who stole the content of site A