Proof of ownership of copyrighted material is a simple concept.
The individual who has proof beyond doubt of the earliest possession of a creative work, is the official beneficiary of that work. This works well if you have written a novel, a poem, or a song, which once written, will never change. However, how do you copyright protect the contents of a website which are subject to change over time?
Automatic Website Scanning
One of the big advantages of our service is that you do not need to send us any files. After you have completed the online registration form on this page, your website is scanned and the pages on the site are date stamped and archived in our 'Copyright Bank'.
If, for some reason, automatic scanning of your website is not for you , then you choose to manually upload your website files to us. However, automatic scanning and scheduled updating using our cutting edge software is why the all of our many happy clients sign up with us.
The scanned archived pages are a precise record of how the text, design and graphics were displayed on your website at the time in question.
Your website will be scanned once a month. Any changes that you have made to the design and content will be added to the original archived files. Your website pages can be retrieved at any time as an aid to legal litigation. This automatic, periodic scanning of your website will create a picture of how your website evolved and changed over time, giving undeniable proof of website copyright.
Another benefit of signing up with WebsiteCop is that we create a Certificate of Copyright Registration for your website. We advise clients to place a link in the footer of their home page to this certificate. This can be a text link or a WebsiteCop Banner link as below.
Clients can choose from a range of banner designs. Click on the above link to see a sample certificate. They are designed to absolutely scare the pants of any potential infringer who is looking to steal your content.
If you are having problems with people continually thieving your content now is the time to act. Feedback from clients tells us that website copyright fraud is all but eradicated once the sign up process has been completed. No webmaster in his right mind would dare to steal your content.
Website copyright protection start at a very affordable £1.67 per month - what have you got to lose?
Registering with WebsiteCop gives undeniable proof of ownership of a website and it's contents.
Used in conjunction with the agreements and precedents established by the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and the Berne Convention on International Copyright, your proof of ownership gives you copyright protection in in practically every country in the world
The copyright protection service above acts as very efficient deterrent to copyright theft. However, what happens if you content has already been stolen and you need to get it removed?
WebsiteCop have the perfect solution for you. Using our Professional DMCA Website TakeDown Service is the best way to get stolen content removed from websites.
It is fast, efficient and very cost effective. It is also guaranteed or your money back
If you have plenty of time and patience, you might want to have a go at sending a DMCA Takedown Request yourself.
As well as providing properly formatted DMCA letter templates for Google, MSN, and Yahoo, we have a very useful form that generates a professional looking DMCA request to send to webmasters and Hosting Companies. It will save you untold time and effort.
Retrospective License Agreements
For whatever reason, sometimes it isn't enough to get your content removed from an offending website. You want them to pay.
WebsiteCop can send out a a Retrospective License Agreement for the illegal use off your content, This will include a license fee, a claim for damages, a claim for revenue earned through the illegal use of your content, and a claim for WebsiteCop expenses, fees and costs.
Get in touch with us if you feel that this is they way you would like to go. We only take on cases when we know, that should the copyright claim go to court, we have 0% of losing the case. On successful conclusion of the case, we pay you the agreed license fee.
Needless to say, the Retrospective License Agreement is a hefty financial settlement. The perpetrator has a choice of paying the settlement or defending a claim for copyright through the courts which he has no prospect of winning and will cost thousands in legal fees and damages.
Protect your website from design and content theft now with one of the most affordable, cost effective, specialist IP copyright services on the web.
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