Questions tagged [dmca]

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a United States copyright law. It provides copyright holders with a mechanism to address copyright violations, while reducing liability for content providers (such as Stack Exchange).

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Can the user be given time to respond (DMCA) before removing content?

If I (as a website owner) receive a DMCA Takedown Notice for a user's post, am I allowed to give said user a small period of time to provide a counter-notice before I take down the post? I was hoping ...
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Can I file a DMCA takedown notice for a derivative book I made without authorization of the author which was published on the internet by my students?

I made a summary book of a larger book and I provided it to my students six years ago. This derivative book has my name on it and was made without authorization of the editorial of the original book. ...
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Copyright of user-generated content

My partner and I created a pre-employment testing website. Users come to our site, pick and choose questions they like from our library and then invite their candidates to take the test. We (owners ...
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How to provide users with ability to report copyright infringement

I'm developing a web application that host user submitted content (photos\images). I know that in order to be protected under safe harbor rules, I need to provide people with contact info to submit ...
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Designating an individual or third-party as DMCA Agent gives extra protection? And is it liable?

According to the United States Copyright Office, https://www.copyright.gov/rulemaking/onlinesp/NPR/faq.html: “A designated agent may be an individual (e.g., “Jane Doe”), a specific position or ...
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DMCA Liability when automating MakeMKV [duplicate]

I am looking into writing some software that automates MakeMKV (software that can make digital backups of DVDs). MakeMKV provides an interface for this kind of thing, so as I understand it, their EULA ...
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DMCA disclaimer's impact on hosted material

I've found a website that hosts a large number of data that is supposed to be publicly available. They've put this in their DMCA information page: "The Eye (https://the-eye.eu/) respects the ...
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Does DMCA applies on decompiled assets from apk

Actually this question ( Does DMCA cover apps? ) does not cover my answer. Actually I have made an android app which is published on play store. I had trained some machine learning models which I used ...
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Legality of commercial music in a free game

I am currently in development of a free mobile game (no ads). It is a music mixing game. Are there any legal actions I would need to take to use commercial music in my game? Please let me know if you ...

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