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  • DMCA Copyright Policy

    If you are the owner (or if you are authorized to act in behalf of the owner) of copyrighted material posted to The Fossil Forum without permission, you may fill out a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown notice and send it to the following designated DMCA agent:

    Cristopher Conti
    PO Box 1
    Fort White, Florida 32038


    The DMCA takedown notice must:

    1. Identify the original copyrighted work(s) you claim have been infringed upon;
    2. Identify the location (exact URL) of the offending material(s) on The Fossil Forum;
    3. Identify the username of the alleged infringer(s);
    4. Include your legal name, address and phone number for contact purposes;
    5. Include a statement that your notice is in "good faith;"*
    6. Include reasons for the good faith belief that the allegedly infringed upon work is not covered under fair use;
    7. Include a statement that, under penalty of perjury, you are the owner of (or designated agent of) the allegedly infringed upon material(s);
    8. Include a statement that all information contained within the takedown notice is true and accurate;
    9. Include the signature of the owner (or agent of the owner), along with the date.

    *Copyright holders must first conduct an analysis of whether use of the material constitutes fair use and they must have a good faith belief that it does not before submitting a DMCA takedown notice. [1] Failure to consider fair use may give rise to a claim of failing to act in good faith.

    1. Lenz v. Universal Music Corp., 801 F.3d 1126, cert. denied, 137 S. Ct. 416 (2016)

    The Fossil Forum
    Cristopher Alan Conti
    (386) 546-7014

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