Learn about how to respond to a website owner who refuses to take down your artwork, and how to submit a letter to his site's host company.
- [Instructor] Some infringers of copyright…will just ignore your emails,…ignore cease and desist letters,…ignore DMCA response letters.…When that happens and the infringer has a website,…you want to respond with a DMCA take down notice.…If someone has infringed…and isn't responding to your copyright demands,…and won't return phone calls, emails, or letters,…you can escalate your response…by submitting a DMCA take down notice…to the infringing party's web hosting company.…
This type of response was created by the DMCA,…so it's the official format for dealing with an infringer…who ignores your demands.…It contains much of the same information…as the DMCA response letter, but is meant to be provided…to an infringer's hosting company…and not the infringer specifically.…You may be wondering, "How do you determine…"who is hosting an infringer's website?"…It's pretty easy.…Just visit whoishostingthis.com,…then type in the domain of the infringing party.…
This is how you'll discover who the host…of that website is.…That's exactly what I did…
- What's a copyright?
- What can you copyright?
- Registering a copyright
- How long does a copyright last?
- What's derivative work?
- Responding to infringement
- When to contact a lawyer
- Common copyright misconceptions
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Copyright for Photographerswith Carolyn E. Wright50m 58s Appropriate for all
Understanding Copyright: A Deeper Divewith Dana Robinson1h 12m Appropriate for all
1. What Is Copyright?
2. Copyright Registration
3. Copyright Infringers
4. Responding to Infringement
5. Common Copyright Misconceptions
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