Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice

The gist: If you do not agree with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice, do not use the site!

If you believe that content available by means of the Website (as defined in our Terms of Service) infringes one or more of your copyrights, please notify us by means of an emailed notice (“Infringement Notice”) providing the information described later in this document to the email address listed below. If bytewriter.com takes action in response to an Infringement Notice, it will make a good faith attempt to contact the party that made such content available by means of the most recent email address, if any, provided by such party to bytewriter.com

Your Infringement Notice may be forwarded to the party that made the content available or to third parties such as chillingeffects.org.

Be advised that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights. Thus, if you are not sure content located on or linked-to by bytewriter.com Website infringes your copyright, consider first contacting an attorney.

Follow these steps to file a notice:

  1. Verify that the site in question is hosted by bytewriter.com. We have no control over SITES that do not say “Powered by bytewriter.com.” bytrewriter.com sites use open source software and are hosted by us. Contact the appropriate web host with complaints about other sites. We only host blogs that have “bytewriter.com” in their URL or that say “powered by bytewriter.com” on the site.
  2. Contact the blogger directly. Go to the blog post in question and leave a comment with your complaint to see if the matter can be resolved directly between you and the poster.
  3. Send your complaint to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If the issue cannot be resolved directly with the blogger, send us your complaint as plain text email without attachments (email attachments are discarded) and include the following (or it will be deemed invalid):
  • An electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf
  • An identification of the copyright claimed to have been infringed
  • A description of the nature and exact location of the content that your claim to infringe your copyright, in sufficient detail to permit bytewriter.com to find and positively identify that content; for example we require a link to the specific blog post (not just the name of the blog) that contains the content and a description of which specific portion of the blog post – an image, a link, the text, etc – your complaint refers to
  • Your name, address, telephone number and email address
  • A statement by you:
    1. That you believe in good faith that the use of the content that you claim to infringe your copyright is not authorized by law, or by the copyright owner or such owner’s agent
    2. Under penalty of perjury, that all of the information contained in your Infringement Notice is accurate
    3. That you are either the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf.

If a DMCA notice is valid, we are required by law to respond to it by disabling access to the allegedly infringing content. If you are a bytewriter.com user and access to portions of your blog have been disabled for this reason, we will notify you. You then have the option to send us a counter-notice stating why your content does not infringe copyrights and asking for access to be reinstated. Counter notices must be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as plain text emails without attachments (email attachments are discarded because there is a danger of viruses with attachments) and include the following or they will be deemed invalid:

  • Your name, address, phone number and physical or electronic signature
  • Identification of the allegedly infringing content and its location before disabling access
  • A statement under penalty of perjury explaining why the content was removed by mistake or misidentification.