In an effort to better notify users of requests and violations at Etsy, the online handmade marketplace issued its first-ever transparency report for its actions in 2014. The report breaks down how Etsy processed DMCA takedown notices, non-IP policy violations, member disputes and law enforcement requests. All in all, the company shut down more than 168,000 accounts in 2014. According to the related blog post, Etsy closed down 3,993 shops that repeatedly violated Etsy’s IP policy. The company also disabled 176,137 listings from 42,526 sellers in response to DMCA takedown requests. But the bulk of the shutdowns in 2014 were for non-IP policy…

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