DMCA TakeDown Notice

These days plagiarism is a headache for everyone, everyone wants to earn and grow, but few of them use wrong ways, they copy content without any permission, and they never reply if you ask for removal, so the best way is just contact the hosting provider of that blog and ask for removal, if a blog is hosted on Blogger (Google’s Blogging Platform) so you can easily file a complaint and Google will remove the content or Blog.

You can use this Blogger DMCA Form to Report alleged copyright infringement.

But if a blog is hosted on WordPress then you can’t Contact Google for Page removal, Google can only remove it’s listing from Google but page will be available on the blog, because Google doesn’t have access to the self hosted blogs they can remove from their side only.

For self hosted blog you need to contact Hosting provider of that blog, you can check the Hosting providers by searching the blog on Who.is.

Then send an E-mail to hosting provider, you can see the sample mail below.

Sample DMCA Take Down Letter


My name is Your Name and I am the Designation of Blog or Work.  A website that your company hosts  is infringing on at least one copyright owned by my company.

An article was copied onto your servers without permission. The original ARTICLE/PHOTO, to which we own the exclusive copyrights, can be found at:

URL or Details of Original Content

The unauthorized and infringing copy can be found at:

 URL or Details of Copied Content

This letter is official notification under Section 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (”DMCA”), and I seek the removal of the aforementioned infringing material from your servers. I request that you immediately notify the infringer of this notice and inform them of their duty to remove the infringing material immediately, and notify them to cease any further posting of infringing material to your server in the future.

Please also be advised that law requires you, as a service provider, to remove or disable access to the infringing materials upon receiving this notice. Under US law a service provider, such as yourself, enjoys immunity from a copyright lawsuit provided that you act with deliberate speed to investigate and rectify ongoing copyright infringement. If service providers do not investigate and remove or disable the infringing material this immunity is lost. Therefore, in order for you to remain immune from a copyright infringement action you will need to investigate and ultimately remove or otherwise disable the infringing material from your servers with all due speed should the direct infringer, your client, not comply immediately.

I am providing this notice in good faith and with the reasonable belief that rights my company owns are being infringed. Under penalty of perjury I certify that the information contained in the notification is both true and accurate, and I have the authority to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright(s) involved.

Should you wish to discuss this with me please contact me directly.

Thank you.

/s/Full Name

Address : Full Address

Contact No : Business phone

Email : Contact Email


 Just copy the Sample DMCA Take Down Letter and replace the bold details in the form with your details, and send it to the hosting provider.

7 Comments

  1. How do you guys find out that one of your images has been stolen in the first place? Is there any easy way to search? I find it all a bit overwhelming myself and would appreciate any advice.

    • Generally people never focus on Images but if you have a blog which is based on media related elements so you have to focus on it, you can easily search your image in Google Image search to find the copies or you can use reverse image lookup tools.

  2. One of the blogspot blog has been using the trademark term I own in his url.. The blog itself is hosted on blogspot.

    Shall I send this form to google? Would that work?

  3. Informative post bro!
    Many people don’t know what to do in such a situation.
    It’s the right legal way we have online to protect ones property.
    Thanks for giving the sample letter ;)

  4. Really Great Information. It Will Help Me in stooping of coping content from my blog also. that is great information for me.. thanks

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