Digital Millenium Copyright Act
This website may act as a service provider for user content. User content on this website falls under the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. See 17 U.S.C. §§ 512 for more information.
Content on this website may fall under the following safe harbors:
- (a) Transitory Digital Network Communications
- (b) System Caching
- (c) Information Residing on Systems or Networks at Direction of Users
- (d) Information Location Tools
Abuse of the DMCA takedown process will result in legal consequences. Do not submit false or frivolous claims. Do not attempt to file takedown claims when fair use applies. Do not file a takedown notice unless you are the copyright holder or authorized to act on their behalf. See 17 U.S.C. §§ 512 (f) "Misrepresentations" for more information and potential damages.
A notification must substantially contain the following elements:
- (i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- (ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
- (iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.
- (iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
- (v) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- (vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
We allow users to embed content from Third Party websites such as social networks and video services. If the content you believe is infringing is hosted with a Third Party service, you should direct your DMCA claim to the Third Party.
Copyright notices may be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org if they comply with these requirements.