Legal

1. DISCLAIMER

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2. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT OF 1998 (DMCA) NOTICE AND DESIGNATION OF AGENT FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT NOTIFICATION

POLICY ON INFRINGING ARTICLES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS BLOG

It is my policy to fully comply with the terms of the DMCA and to remove any article which I am notified infringes upon the copyrights of any party.  I do not knowingly place any infringing items on this blog (server).

Furthermore, it is my policy to, at my discretion, deny commenting or other access to any subscriber to my services who knowingly infringes upon the copyrights of others.

NOTIFYING ME IF YOU FEEL MATERIAL AVAILABLE FROM THIS BLOG VIOLATES YOUR COPYRIGHTS

I refer you to the full text of the DMCA for a complete description of your rights and obligations concerning materials on this blog that you feel violate your copyrights.  It is my policy to fully comply with the DMCA.

You may notify me of materials that you feel are infringing by notifying the Designated Agent by using the submission form on the Contact page of this web site.  Your notification should comply with the requirements of the DMCA. At a minimum, the notice should include:

1.  an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

2.  a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work;

3.  identification of the URL or other specific location where the material that you claim is infringing is located and a description of the precise information contained on that site that you feel infringes upon your rights;

4.  information that permits me to contact you, including your address, telephone number, and email address;

5.  a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

6.  a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

HOW I PROCESS NOTICES I RECEIVE

It is my policy to follow the terms of the DMCA.  Upon receipt of a notice that “substantially complies” with the contents that are proscribed by the DMCA, I will take action to remove or disable the material that is claimed to be infringing.

I will contemporaneously notify the party responsible for such material that I have received your notification. This notification will include a statement that this party has the right to give a counter notification which complies with the requirements of the DMCA.

If I receive a counter notification from the party responsible for the allegedly infringing content, I will notify you that I shall replace the removed or disabled material in 10 business days unless you notify us that you have commenced court action against the allegedly infringing party within that 10 day period.

If you file court action, the allegedly infringing materials will remain disabled until an order of the court determines the matter.

YOUR FURTHER RIGHTS

For a complete description of the rights that you have under the DMCA and the procedure that I will follow, I refer you to the full text of the DMCA.  Nothing in these policies is intended to supplant the requirements and procedures contained in the DMCA.  If there is conflict between these policies and the terms of the DMCA, the terms and requirements of the DMCA shall control.

Copyright Office Home Page www.loc.gov/copyright/index.html

Summary of Digital Millennium Act From the Copyright Office: www.loc.gov/copyright/legislation/dmca.pdf

3. Trademarks

Coming soon.

4. Copyright

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