In the event you feel that images or material displayed on the REPu (www.repusports.com) website belong to you and/or are being displayed without permission or authorization, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”) sets forth the formal requirements applicable to all copyright owners.
To file a Copyright infringement notification (also known as a “DMCA Takedown Notice”) with REPu, the Copyright owner or its authorized agent must submit a written notice in compliance with Section 512(c)(3) of the Copyright Act:
(3) Elements of notification.
(A) To be effective under this subsection, a notification of claimed infringement must be a written communication provided to the designated agent of a service provider that includes substantially the following:
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
(v) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
To file a DMCA Takedown Notice, you must submit a written notice by US Mail or by email to REPu’s designated agent as follows:
DMCA Takedown Notice
Attn: Jason Buscema
PO Box 235266
Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone: (760) 593-7779
Under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.