If you believe that content available on or through Diversity News Magazine (“DiversityNewsMagazine.org”)(“Website”) formerly DiversityNewsMagazineDotcom infringes one or more of your copyrights, please immediately notify The Recording Academy’s Copyright Agent by mail, email or fax (“Notification”) providing the information described below. A copy of your Notification will be sent to the person responsible for the material addressed in the Notification.
Please be advised that you may be held liable for damages if you make material misrepresentations pursuant to federal law in a Notification. Thus, if you are not sure content located on or linked-to by the Website infringes your copyright, you should consider first contacting an attorney.
All Notifications should include the following:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you believe that your content has been wrongfully removed from the Website, you may send The Recording Academy a counter notice (“Counter Notice”). Please be advised that you may be held liable for damages if you make material misrepresentations pursuant to federal law in a Counter Notice. Please also be advised that we enforce a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of subscribers who are repeat infringers. To be effective your Counter Notice must be a written communication provided to The Recording Academy’s designated agent that includes substantially the following information:
A physical or electronic signature of the Website user.
Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled.
A statement under penalty of perjury that the subscriber has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
The subscriber’s name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that the subscriber consents to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the Central District of California, or if the subscriber’s address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found, and that the subscriber will accept service of process from the person who provided notification or an agent of such person.
Counter Notices should be sent to the following:
Director, Copyright Administration
C/O: DiversityNewsMagazine.org Copyright Unit
P.O. BOX 292306, Hollywood, CA 90029
Fax: (818) 787-1249
Email: [email protected]