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Notification of Copyright Infringement
To report suspected electronic copyright infringement originating at the University, please notify the designated agent as per the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), Public Law 105-304: [insert contact information with e-mail address]
The DMCA requires that notification of claimed infringement be through written communication and contain the following information [17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3)]:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright.
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
- The location of the material in sufficient detail that the University can locate it.
- Contact information, such as address, phone number, and, if possible, e-mail address so the University can contact the individual issuing the complaint.
- A statement that there is a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted material addressed in the complaint has not been authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information contained within the notification is accurate and that, under penalty of perjury, the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Individuals who infringe copyrighted materials on University computers or networks are subject to disciplinary action as specified within the University document entitled Intellectual Property Policy.
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