DMCA - Notification of Copyright Infringement




This section contains the formal requirements of the Copyright Act with respect to the rights of copyright owners whose content appears on OpenDesktop.org without authorization and instruction to copyright owners.

 

To file a copyright infringement notification with OpenDesktop.org (also commonly known as a "DMCA takedown notice"), the copyright owner or an authorized agent acting on his or her behalf will need to send a written communication that includes substantially the following:


1. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.

3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material. In this regard please provide URLs when you identify the location of the material.

4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.

5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

7. infringe on or violate any applicable law or regulation.


To file a DMCA takedown notice, you may use our form here. This form requires a OpenDesktop.org account, which is available at no charge by signing up. Otherwise you may use the following method:


Written notice should either be sent by PDF attached to an email or by mail to OpenDesktop.org's designated agent as follows:

Hive01 GmbH
DMCA Complaints attn. Marc Juenger
Am Speksel 10
33649 Bielefeld
Germany

Fax: +49.521.417.699.29
Email: contact@opendesktop.org

Under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability. Consult your legal counsel or see Section 512(c)(3) of 17 U.S.C. to clarify or confirm the requirements of the notice.


Counter-Notification

If you want to send OpenDesktop.org a counter notice, please review this information for instructions.

Under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability. Please consult OpenDesktop.org's Terms of Service in which we explain that you may be removed from the site if you are a repeat infringer or if you violate OpenDesktop.org's policies.