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Copyright and the DMCA

 

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), Western Shores Institute (WSI) has designated an individual to receive and respond to reports of alleged copyright infringement on the WSI website.  In order to be effective under the DMCA, a notification of claimed infringement must be in writing and include the following information:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  2. 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;
  3. 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;
  4. 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;
  5. 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; and
  6. 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.

 Please send your notice to, or for more information, contact the Office of Administration at:

 Western Shores Institute Inc.

Attn: Copyright and the DCMA

10383 Southern Maryland Blvd

PO Box 81

Dunkirk, Maryland 20754-0081

 administration@wsi-edu.info