Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

The person identified below is Zathyus Networks' Designated Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement:

  • Service Provider: Zathyus Networks, Inc. and ZetaBoards.com
  • Name of Designated Agent: Brandon Kopetzky
  • Full Address of Designated Agent: 15406 Pine Tree Ct. Bowie, MD 20721
  • Telephone Number of Designated Agent: 240-515-4845
  • Fax Number of Designated Agent: 775-239-6183
  • Email Address of Designated Agent: agent@zetaboards.com
This contact information is not for technical support. This contact information is for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

Contents of notification of claimed infringement

To be effective, a notification of claimed infringement must be a written communication sent to the designated agent identified above and must contain the following:
  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

Contents of counter notification

To be effective, a counter notification must be a written communication provided to the service provider's designated agent that includes the following:
  1. A physical or electronic signature of the subscriber.
  2. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled.
  3. A statement under penalty of perjury that the subscriber has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
  4. The subscriber's name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that the subscriber consents to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if the subscriber's address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found, and that the subscriber will accept service of process from the person who provided notification or an agent of such person.

Receipt of counter notification

Upon receipt of a counter notification, the Service Provider will:
  1. Promptly provide the person who provided the notification with a copy of the counter notification, and inform that person that it will replace the removed material or cease disabling access to it in 10 business days.
  2. Replace the removed material and cease disabling access to it not less than 10, nor more than 14, business days following receipt of the counter notice, unless its designated agent first receives notice from the person who submitted the notification that such person has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain the subscriber from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material on the service provider's system or network.

Warning:

Any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing, or that material or activity was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, shall be liable for any damages, including costs and attorneys' fees, incurred by the alleged infringer, by any copyright owner or copyright owner's authorized licensee, or by a service provider, who is injured by such misrepresentation, as the result of the service provider relying upon such misrepresentation in removing or disabling access to the material or activity claimed to be infringing, or in replacing the removed material or ceasing to disable access to it.