Protocol Labs Inc. and the core IPFS team have adopted this copyright infringement policy in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
If you are a copyright owner, or agent of the owner, and you believe that content available on the IPFS Gateway Service infringes one or more of your copyrights please notify us by sending a DMCA Notice of the infringement containing the information below. After we receive a valid and complete notice, we will investigate and block or otherwise make the material unavailable through the IPFS Gateway Service. Learn more about our process below.
The email address (preferred) and physical address (less preferred) of our Designated Agent to receive notification of claimed infringement is listed at the end of this policy. Please read it carefully and make sure you are aware of the legal implications of the DMCA. You can be held liable for damages, including costs and attorney fees, if you materially misrepresent that material or activity infringes on your copyright. We may highlight such abuses, too. Consult an attorney before filing a DMCA Notice if you are unsure whether copyrights have been infringed, or if you are unsure whether your materials have been removed in error.
Your DMCA Notice must include all of the following information:
The quickest way is to email it to email@example.com. If you prefer, you can instead send it to:
Protocol Labs Inc. Attn: IPFS Designated DMCA Agent 427 N. Tatnall St. #51207 Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Our Designated Agent’s telephone number is +1 (302) 409-0239
If the DMCA Notice complies with the above requirements, we will remove or disable access to the cited content that is allegedly infringing. We will make a good faith attempt to notify the alleged infringer of the takedown, with a copy of your DMCA Notice, using the contact information provided to us.
If you believe your content was removed in error, you can file a counter notification with the information below (“DMCA Counter Notification”).
Your DMCA Counter Notification must include all of the following information:
If we receive valid DMCA Counter Notification that meets the above criteria, we will forward a copy to the person who filed the original DMCA Notice. If we do not receive notice within 10 business days that the person who submitted the DMCA Notice is seeking a court order to prevent the infringement of the content at issue, we will replace or re-enable access to the content that was removed.