Copyright Infringement


Copyright infringement is the act of, without permission or legal authority, using or exercising one or more of the exclusive rights granted to the copyright owner under section 106 of the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the U.S. Code). These rights include the right to reproduce or distribute a copyrighted work.  In file-sharing content, down-loading or uploading substantial parts of a copyrighted work without authority constitutes infringement.

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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a provision establishing limitation of liability for infringement of copyright laws by users of computing resources at institutions of higher education. In compliance with the rules of this act, Florence-Darlington Technical College has designated an agent to receive statutory notices from copyright owners about infringements and to send statutory notices to affected subscribers.

Report Copyright Infringement

Send alleged copyright infringement notices to:

Jeronell Bradley
Director of Libraries
Florence-Darlington Technical College
P.O. Box 100548
Florence, SC 29502

In notifying us of the alleged copyright infringement, please be sure to include the following information:

  • a description of the copyrighted work that is the subject of the claimed infringement (if multiple works are being infringed at a single site, a representative list of such works at that site is adequate);
  • a description of the infringing material and information sufficient to permit FDTC to locate the material;
  • contact information for you, including your address, telephone number and/or email address;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, or its agent, or the law;
  • a statement by you, signed under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you have the authority to enforce the copyrights that are claimed to be infringed; and
  • a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf.

For more information on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, please click here.


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