Copyright Compliance Agency

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, signed into law on October 28, 1998, amended the United States Copyright Act, Title 17 of the U.S. Code, to provide in part certain limitations on the liability of online service providers (OSPs) for copyright infringement. Subsection 512(c)of the Copyright Act provides limitations on service provider liability for storage, at the direction of a user, of copyrighted material residing on a system or network controlled or operated by or for the service provider, if, among other things, the service provider has designated an agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement by providing contact information to the Copyright Office and by posting such information on the service provider’s website in a location accessible to the public. The provision of information to the Copyright Office about the service provider’s designated agent is a condition for reliance on the limitations on liability for service providers.

From the website of U.S. Copyright Office



The Copyright Compliance Agency is the expert independent body providing DMCA Agent services to natural and legal entities with on line presence through Service portals, Forums, Blogs, Search Engines or any other form of website and web service where multimedia content or other content subject to copyright are being presented, expressed or made available.