Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DCMA) and
Copyright Takedown Policy

Our policy is to respond to the notices of alleged copyright infringements that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA). Copyright-infringing materials found on can be identified and removed via the website’s DMCA compliance process listed below provided that the copyright owner complies with such a process.

There are two ways to have your content removed from

  • For takedown notices based on alleged copyright infringement of your content found on, please send via email a valid DMCA notice according to the procedures described in this policy. Please note though that we do not make any legal decisions about the validity of your claim.
  • If you are the author of the article or other content published on, and you want your work or content removed, please send a request with your name, title of your work, location of your work (i.e. URL address or database) and specific removal instructions. will remove the allegedly infringing content or block access to it if it receives a clear and valid Notice pursuant to the guidelines set forth below. The Notice provider may be requested to provide additional information to further justify the validity of the claim.

Notices (or Counter-Notices) are not covered by’s Privacy Policy as these are legal notices different from regular Site activities or communication. This means that the Site may publish or share them with third parties at its discretion, and it may produce them pursuant to a legal discovery request.

Filing a DMCA notice

To file a DMCA notice with, you must send us a written letter by fax, regular mail, or email. Notices that do not comply with the DCMA will be ignored.

The Notice must include the following:

  • 1. A link to the copyrighted work/s that you think has/have been infringed;
  • 2. The specific content that you think is infringing your copyrighted work. You can provide screenshots of the content, if necessary;
  • 3. The signature of the copyright owner, physical or electronic;
  • 4. Your contact details, including your physical address, telephone number, and email;
  • 5. A bona fide statement indicating that the use of the disputed material is unauthorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • 6. An account under penalty of perjury that the information in your statement as the copyright owner is true and accurate.