USA – Protecting Your Art with the DMCA The Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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“It happens to artists all the time. You’re browsing the Internet and come across an image that looks strangely familiar. You realize that not only have you seen it before, but it’s yours! It could be a painting, a photograph, a digital work, anything. Online piracy and copyright infringement does not discriminate and can be really disheartening if you discover that someone else is using your art without your permission. The good news is that thanks to the Digital Millenium Copyright Act or DMCA, you now have a powerful tool at your disposal called a DMCA Takedown Notice.”