Infographic: The DMCA Takedown Process, Published by Nexcess

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As a web hosting provider, Nexcess sees no shortage of DMCA notices for content appearing on clients’ sites. With this in mind, Nexcess felt it only fitting to be the ones to create the attached flowchart of the DMCA process that shows, in no uncertain terms, exactly what happens when a copyright claim is made under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

In the wake of possibly the largest online protests in Internet history over SOPA, PIPA, and ACTA, copyright on the Internet remains no small topic on the public’s collective Internet-linked mind. Amidst this controversy, it became quite clear that the average person possesses an incomplete or even total lack of understanding in what typically happens when claims of online copyright infringement are made in the United States.

As a web hosting provider, Nexcess sees no shortage of DMCA notices for content appearing on their clients’ sites. With this in mind, Nexcess felt it only fitting to be the ones to create the attached flowchart of the DMCA process that shows, in no uncertain terms, exactly what happens when a copyright claim is made under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

About Nexcess:

Nexcess is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based managed hosting company founded in 2000, with wholly-owned data centers located in Dearborn, and Southfield, Michigan (opening sometime this quarter). Nexcess offers a variety of hosting services ranging from entry-level packages to custom clustered/complex hosting configurations, with an emphasis on mission-critical hosting for high-profile eCommerce web sites. For more information, visit http://www.nexcess.net or call +1.866.639.2377.

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