April 29, 2007

Sample Copyright Infringement Notice...

As I promised in my previous post on copyright infringement, here's a copy of actual the Copyright Infringement Notice I use whenever I come across someone violating my copyrights for this blog. Feel free to use it yourself if you ever have the need!

Dear (Name),

This letter is to inform you that you are publishing my content "without" my permission, thereby violating my copyrights, which are protected by law under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). This puts you in breech of copyright.

I hereby request that you remove all of my content from the (infringer's site URL) website and database/databases, and any associated websites/databases immediately. You do not have my permission to use, host, publish or distribute my content in any way.

My website URL is: (your URL)

Please remove immediately ALL content you have taken from that website in accordance with this copyright infringement notice.

Known copyright violations are here: (list the specific page URL's where the site is displaying your content without your permission and thereby violating your copyrights).

Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter. If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact me at your earliest convenience.

Sincerely,
(Name, etc.)

4 comments:

  1. Very useful information to have at the ready...though I hope I never need it!

    Thomas

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  2. Hi Thomas,

    Yeah, I hope you never need it either. Contacting copyright infringers is definitely a chore!

    Shine on,
    Aaron

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  3. I find this letter be very good help for me. My English not so good but letter from you work very much good. When I use, no more problem from stealers of my works.

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  4. Hi Marco. I'm glad it was of help to you. :)

    Thanks for your visit!

    Shine on,
    Aaron

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