It is our policy to expeditiously respond to clear notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with the United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). This page describes the process to respond to a claim that content that you provided to us infringes the rights of someone else. If you believe the someone else is infringing on your content, please refer to our article "Rights Challenge- Infringement Claim."
You can respond to a rights challenge in the following ways:
1. Agree to transfer the infringing Title to the correct rights holder;
2. Do nothing, in which case we will transfer the Title to the correct rights holder; or
3. Contest the rights challenge by filing a Counter Notification.
Any response should be provided to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you provide a Counter Notification, it must include the following:
Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
Your name, address, and telephone number;
The following statement: “I consent to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the [insert the federal judicial district in which your address is located]”;
The following statement: “I will accept service of process from [insert the name of the person who submitted the infringement notification] or his/her agent”;
The following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I have a good faith belief that the affected material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled”; and
Your signature, in physical or electronic form.
we recommend that you provide documentation to support your claim.
Upon receipt of such counter notification, we will promptly provide the person who provided the original infringement notification with a copy of your counter notification.