YouTube Ripper Sends Cease and Desist to Google, Hoping to Stop DMCA Abuse has sent a cease and desist notice to Google, urging it to prevent DMCA takedown abuse. The YouTube ripper believes its competitors are sending false and fraudulent takedown claims. To curb this abuse, it’s suggested that Google should begin verifying takedown senders. In addition, requests a litigation hold in anticipation of future legal action.