DMCA Copyright Infringement
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of DMCA Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), all notifications of claimed
copyright infringement on the SurfNet system or Web site should be sent ONLY to our Designated
NOTE: THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED SOLELY FOR NOTIFYING SurfNet THAT YOUR COPYRIGHTED
MATERIAL MAY HAVE BEEN INFRINGED.
WE CAUTION YOU THAT UNDER FEDERAL LAW, IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT ONLINE MATERIAL IS
INFRINGING, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO HEAVY CIVIL PENALTIES. THESE INCLUDE MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT
COSTS, AND ATTORNEYS FEES INCURRED BY US, BY ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER, OR BY ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER'S
LICENSEE THAT IS INJURED AS A RESULT OF OUR RELYING UPON YOUR MISREPRESENTATION. YOU MAY ALSO BE
SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR PERJURY.
DO NOT SEND ANY INQUIRIES UNRELATED TO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT (e.g. REQUESTS FOR TECHNICAL
ASSISTANCE OR CUSTOMER SERVICE, REPORTS OF E-MAIL ABUSE, etc.) TO THE CONTACT LISTED BELOW. YOU
WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE IF SENT TO THAT CONTACT.
Written notification must be submitted to the following Designated Agent:
℅ DMCA - Ramona Castillo
951 N. Plum Grove Rd. Ste. B
Schaumburg, IL 60173
phone: 847-969-0176 option 3
Under Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(3)(A), the Notification of
Claimed Infringement must include the following:
- Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed or a representative
list if multiple works are involved.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing that should be removed or
access to disabled and information reasonably sufficient to enable the online service provider
to locate the material (usually a URL to the relevant page).
- Information reasonably sufficient to allow the online service provider to contact the
complaining party (address, phone number, e-mail address).
- 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
- Statement that the information in the notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury,
that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.