The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a 1998 United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization. It criminalizes production and dissemination of technology, devices, or services intended to circumvent measures that control access to copyrighted works.
How do I submit a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notice to KNiTO?
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is the United States law against circumvention of copyright protection. It includes provisions against both the distribution of copyright-protected material and circumventing copyright protection.
If you believe that KNiTO resources are being used to host or distribute copyrighted material that you own the copyright for:
Gather the following documentation. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying us that your copyrighted material has been infringed.
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Send the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: The KNiTO Abuse team will not open attachments under any circumstance. You must provide any necessary information in plaintext.
If you provide your notice in the body of an email and send it to us (as above), you don’t need to provide a physical signature.