How to Send a DMCA Takedown Notice When You Find Unauthorized Use of your Art on the Internet

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If you come upon unauthorized use of your artwork on the internet, there’s a straightforward way under the law to seek the removal of the artwork.

The Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) states that while an Internet Service Provider (ISP) is not liable for transmitting information that may infringe a copyright, the ISP must remove materials from users’ Web sites that appear to constitute copyright infringement after it receives proper notice from the copyright holder.

Attorney Carolyn E. Wright has written an excellent article on this subject, that has been published online in Black Star Rising.  Highly recommended!

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