This website complies with 17 USC § 512 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). It is our policy to respond to any notices of infringement and take appropriate action under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws, as well as data protection under the GDPR.
We are a non-profit, creative commons website whose method of organization is an unpaid, self-managed Editorial Board that selects content suggestions, translates public utility items into underserved languages and ascertains whether information is true or not.
If your copyrighted material has been posted on the website or if links to your copyrighted material are returned via our search engine and you would like this material removed, you must provide a written communication detailing information listed in the following section. Please be aware that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you misrepresent information listed on our website that is infringing your copyright. We suggest that you first contact an attorney for legal assistance in this matter.
The following elements must be included in your copyright infringement claim:
Provide evidence of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Please provide enough contact information for us to get in touch with you. You must also include a valid email address.
You must identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work allegedly infringed and include at least one search term under which the material appears in search results on this website.
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.
A statement that the information contained in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the holder of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
It must be signed by the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Please send notice of violation to Independent Media Council #firstname.lastname@example.org# Please allow 1-3 business days for an email response. Please note that emailing your complaint to other parties, such as our internet service provider, will not expedite your request and may result in a delayed response due to the complaint not being filed correctly.
All work for eventual content removal will be carried out by a volunteer.