DMCA: Digital Millennium Copyright Act

DJsTOP10 is an Online Service Provider pursuant to Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"). We take copyright violation very seriously and will protect the rights of legal copyright owners.

It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and other applicable intellectual property laws. The DMCA provides a legal procedure by which you can request any Online Service Provider to disable access to a website where your copyrighted work(s) are appearing without your permission. The legal procedure consists of two parts: (1) Writing a Proper DMCA Notice, and (2) Sending the Proper DMCA Notice to DJsTOP10's Designated Agent.

Infringement Notification

If you are a copyright owner or an authorized agent thereof and believe that any user of DJsTOP10 has infringed upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the DMCA by filing a notice of infringement with DJsTOP10's Copyright Agent. To file a notice of infringement with our Copyright Agent, you must provide a written communication that sets forth the items specified below. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material available online infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an attorney. To expedite our ability to process your request, please use the following format (including section numbers):

You may use the following form (click to view), in order to facilitage the process.

  1. Identify yourself as either:
    • The owner of a copyrighted work(s), or
    • A person "authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
  2. State your contact information, including your TRUE NAME, street address, telephone number, and email address.
  3. Identify the copyrighted work that you believe is being infringed, or if a large number of works are appearing at a single website, a representative list of the works.
  4. Identify the material that you claim is infringing your copyrighted work, to which you are requesting that DJsTOP10 disable access over the World Wide Web.
  5. Identify the location of the material on the World Wide Web by providing "information reasonably sufficient to permit DJsTOP10 to locate the material."
  6. State that you have "a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agents, or the law."
  7. State that the information in the notice is accurate, under penalty of perjury.
  8. Sign the notice with either a physical or electronic signature.
  9. Send the written communication to the following address:

 

Counter Notification

To Write a Proper Counter Notification, please provide the following information:

  1. State that access to your website was disabled due to operation of the notice and takedown procedure.
  2. Identify the material that has been removed and designate its URL prior to removal.
  3. State, under penalty of perjury:
    • Your name, address, and telephone number,
    • That you "have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as result of mistake or misidentification of the material,"
    • That you "consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located."
  4. Send the written communication to the following address: