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your address, telephone number, and email address;
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Porch Step’s Copyright designated DMCA Agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Attn: Legal/DMCA Complaints
P.O. Box 10066
Knoxville, TN 37939
By phone: (865) 329-9260
By fax: (865) 329-9259
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon receipt of such notification, Porch Step will remove any posted submission found to be infringing the rights of any person or entity in conformance with 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3). United States law provides strict penalties for submitting false claims of infringement.
Many Porch Step sites do not have account holders or subscribers. For those sites that do, in appropriate cases, Porch Step will terminate subscriptions or accounts of repeat copyright infringers. If you believe that a user of this site is a repeat infringer, please contact Porchstep's DMCA Copyright Agent as described above and provide enough information for us to verify the individual is a repeat infringer.
LAST UPDATED: February 3, 2010