DMCA Removal Requests

Support Engineering workflow for DMCA requests

Workflow change March 2019

As of March 2019, the Trust and safety Team has taken ownership of DMCA Requests.

Read more about the DMCA Workflow here: Abuse DMCA Request (TBD).

Submitting a DMCA Request

All new DMCA requests can be sent to for review by Legal and Abuse.

The Abuse team will continue to maintain a single channel of communication with the requestor through the open Abuse Issue created when the request is received via

DMCA Requirements

Recommended template of requirements when submitting a DMCA request to

  1. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim is being infringed;
  2. A description of the material you claim is infringing and that you want removed or access to which you want disabled and the URL or other location of that material;
  3. Your name, title (if acting as an agent), address, telephone number, and email address;
  4. The following statement: “I have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted material I am complaining of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use)”;
  5. The following statement: “The information in this notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed”; and
  6. An electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or a person authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.

Read more about DMCA Policy

Last modified August 21, 2023: Fix broken links across the handbook (7877c2be)