Copyrighted material on Orkut

You may post images copied from an Orkut photo album or another photo site only if they are within the public domain or you have the rights to use these images. Also, you should not post other copyrighted material in their profiles or communities. Orkut complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and promptly remove content if a formal copyright complaint is received by us as described below.

Before filing a complaint, you should attempt to contact the individual who posted the copyrighted information on Orkut to request that he or she remove it.

If this individual doesn't comply with your request, you can report a copyright issue by filing an official DMCA complaint.

To submit an official copyright complaint, you must own the copyright to the material in question or be authorized by the copyright holder to act on their behalf. You must clearly identify the material in question and provide us with the URL (web address) of the Orkut page on which it appears.

If you own the copyright to material that you see in an external link or video, keep in mind that this content is imported from other sites, so please report copyright violations to the original source of the content. You can also file an Orkut DMCA complaint regarding such material. An exact description of the material along with the web address must be included in the DMCA notice.

Also, keep in mind that questionable content or third-party ads may be removed by the Orkut team without advanced warning. All content posted on Orkut needs to adhere to our Terms of Service.


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