We ask users of Mighty Networks to take care to avoid infringing copyrights of others. If you infringe copyrights of others, Your Content may be removed or suspended in whole or part. It is our policy, in appropriate circumstances and our discretion, to disable and/or terminate accounts of users who repeatedly infringe or are charged repeatedly with infringing the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others.
We also provide a mechanism for copyright owners, or those authorized to act on behalf of an owner of a copyright, to report a belief about infringing use of Mighty Networks. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”), we will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement using Mighty Networks that are reported to our Designated Copyright Agent for Mighty Networks. We provide you the requirements of proper complaint below. For your convenience, the entire text of the DMCA is linked to here at the U.S. Copyright Office WebService: https://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf
In order to provide us a DMCA complaint notice (“DMCA Notice”), you should:
For fastest handling, email submission is best. For your convenience, we provide you with this web form to complete if you wish to report copyright infringement.
If you receive a notice that a posting or portion of Your Content has been removed or suspended due to a copyright complaint, that means that we removed it at the request of a content owner. If you believe your content was removed in error, you have the option to file a DMCA counter-notice (the proper format for such counter-notice is defined below). When we receive a proper counter-notice, we will forward to the party who originally complained about the alleged copyright violation. If we do not receive a notice within 10 business days that the original complainant is seeking a court order to prevent further infringement of the content at issue, we will clear the complaint from your account’s record, and we may replace the content that was removed.
Please note that there are potentially seriously consequences for fraudulent or bad faith submissions. Such consequences may be imposed pursuant to the DMCA under Section 512(f). Before submitting a counternotice, you should be sure that you are the actual rights holder of the content removed or that you have a good faith belief that content was erroneously removed. It is important to make sure that you understand the repercussions of submitting a false claim.
A proper counter notice should be sent by replying to the email notice you received, and it should contain the following: