Don’t include a DMCA or privacy policy in your contract

IT providers often add their copyright (DMCA) and privacy policies to their contracts. They incorporate those policies by reference or just promise to comply. That’s a mistake. If you’re the provider, you gain nothing by incorporating your policies. In fact, you pay a price. Privacy Policies A privacy policy explains how you use private information. […]

Last Chance: Re-Register your DMCA Agent by the End of the Year

by Deborah Pulido If you are an internet service provider taking advantage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act safe harbor, you have until December 31, 2017 to re-register your designated DMCA agent. As David Tollen reported back in 2016, the Library of Congress has changed the rules for designating an agent to receive “takedown” notices […]

Re-Register for the DMCA by the End of 2017

In its ongoing effort to keep us on our toes, the Library of Congress has changed the rules governing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. In short, if you’re already signed up to take advantage of the DMCA safe harbor, you must re-designate your agent online by the end of 2017. Without the DMCA, service providers […]