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Unauthorized DMCA.com Website Certificate or Badge use

 

 

You have been redirected here because the website or webpage using the DMCA.com Protection Badge is in contravention of DMCA.com Terms and Conditions. As such they are unauthorized to use the DMCA.com Protection Badge and DMCA.com Website Certificate and Status page.




Abuse examples of the DMCA Website Protection Badge would be:


  1. when the DMCA Website Protection Badge is used to protect (copyright) content, published on a webpage without the permission of the (copyright) owner
  2. when the DMCA Website Protection Badge is used to protect content which is illegal in Canada or in the jurisdiction of the website owner, the content owner or the copyright owner

Who can report abuse?


As part of DMCA.com's global Protection Badge Terms of Service:


  1. content owners that find their infringed content protected by the DMCA.com Protection Badge and Certificate
  2. content owners that find the DMCA.com Protection Badge and Certificate is used on a website which is hosting content illegal in the jurisdiction of the website owner, the content owner, the copyright owner or DMCA.com
  3. internet users that find the DMCA.com Protection Badge and Certificate is used on a website which is hosting content or contains content illegal in the jurisdiction of the website owner, the content owner, the copyright owner or DMCA.com or in contravention of DMCA.com's Terms and Conditions

All of the above may request DMCA.com to contact the Protection Badge and Certificate user on their behalf. Should the Protection Badge and Certificate user not respond as per the DMCA (Takedown) Process, DMCA.com reserves the right to stop delivery of the certificate and mark it "unauthorized".



Other important links:


  1. Protection Badge Terms and Conditions
  2. What is the DMCA.com Website Status Page and Protection Certificate
  3. What does "Unauthorized" status mean?


If this is your website


Why does my DMCA.com Website Protection Certificate say Account Status- Unauthorized?


Contact DMCA.com directly protectionpro@dmca.com


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