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Copyright Infringement and DMCA takedown notices

Someone is using my content without my permission, how can this be investigated?

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Written by Phaea Galicaea
Updated over a week ago

Podchaser takes copyright infringement seriously and will investigate claims that are submitted. This article is not a legal document and may not reflect Podchaser's current Terms of Service. Please refer to the Copyright Infringement and DMCA Notice and Procedure sections of Podchaser's Terms of Service for the full details.

How can I report copyright infringement?

We'll need you to send us specific information in order to investigate your claim. Please follow the steps outlined in our Terms and Conditions for DMCA Notice and Procedure for Copyright Infringement Claims.

Step 1

Send an email [email protected] with the information below.

Step 2

The subject line of this email should read "Copyright Infringement."

Step 3

In the body of the email, please include the following:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright's interest

  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work

  • Identification of the URL or other specific location on Podchaser where the material that you claim is infringing is located

  • Your address, telephone number, and email address

  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law

  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf

Additional Information

What happens next?

Once we receive your claim, our legal team will do a full investigation and do our best to respond within 30 days.

Who can submit a copyright infringement claim?

The copyright owner or someone authorized on behalf of the copyright owner may submit a copyright infringement claim.

Wrongful claims

You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) for misrepresentation or bad-faith infringement claims.

Podchaser users must respect copyright

Podchaser's terms of service require users to respect copyright or risk termination of their account. View Respect Copyright section of Podchaser's Terms of Service for full details.


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