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DMCA Copyright Infringement Notification


Photo Credit: Metro Transportation Library and Archive

General Copyright Statement:

This site contains mostly original material. All content is either original, used with permission, licensed, designated as 'free to use or share', within the public domain or it falls within the 'fair use' doctrine of copyright law (17 USC § 107) for non-commercial news reporting, education and discussion purposes. Images with watermarks are a part of a commercial image referral program and are used with permission.

This site is a web-host under the terms of the DMCA; it hosts content produced by others as well as comments on that content. We do our best to ensure that all writings and images do not infringe on anyone's copyright.  We wouldn't want our stuff misused either.

We have no intention on infringing on anyone's copyright and if you believe that something on this site is your intellectual property, please notify us immediately. We comply with all takedown requests.

Takedown requests can be submitted by use of the email form at the bottom of this page.

Official DMCA Copyright Infringement Notification

Our website follows the safe harbor provisions of 17 U.S.C. § 512, otherwise known as Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”).

To file a copyright infringement notification with us, you will need to send a written communication that includes substantially 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. Providing URLs in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate content quickly.
  • 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 (Note that under Section 512(f) any person who knowingly and materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability for damages. We will investigate false claims and follow through accordingly. We are lawyers, after all.
To expedite our ability to process your request, such written notice can be sent electronically to our DMCA designated agent, Geoffrey J. Miller, via the email form at the bottom of this page. If you wish to send a physical copy, please request a forwarding address via the email form and one will be provided within 48 business hours.