Quote Originally Posted by deimios View Post
Correct me if I'm wrong (not from the US) but doesn't the DMCA takedown request have the line: you declare UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf?

Doesn't this mean some steep fines for false takedown requests?
But they didn't break this. They are the copyright owner and are authorized to act. Just that their act was unnecessary and caused loss to other parties. Hopefully that is covered by some other clause there. But not this one.