Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
FILM AFRICA TELEVISION NETWORK (FATN) respects the intellectual property of others. Us takes matters of Intellectual Property very seriously and is committed to meeting the needs of content owners while helping them manage publication of content online.
It should be noted that FATN provides content owners with proprietary tools in order to track, monetize, protect and manage their content online.
Any info regarding direct licensing or rights to any piece of works, please submit your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you receive/have received a copyright notification from Our Agent / FILM AFRICA TELEVISION NETWORK ? Do not panic, all you need to do is acknowledge third party content match. What this means is that our managed content has been identified on your channel and advertisements might appear. We do not mind use of any of our content for promotional purposes, However you can not/able to claim any rights /monetize the matched content.
Any videos shown on third party websites/channels are the responsibility of those channel owners and not FILM AFRICA TELEVISION NETWORK (MCN). We have no knowledge of whether content shown on third party channels is or is not authorized by the content owner as that is a matter between the Channel and the content owner. So if we find that the content on your channel matches that of our clients, we will either, Monetize, block, or Take down the infringing content.
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible on this site, other affiliated sites or channels, you may notify our copyright agent, as set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA). For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, you must provide the following information when providing notice of the claimed copyright infringement:
1- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed
2- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity and that is to be removed
3- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address
4-A statement that the complaining party “in good faith believes that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or law”
5-A statement that the “information in the notification is accurate”, and “under penalty of perjury, the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed”
The above information must be submitted as emailed notification to the following Designated Agent:
Attn: DMCA Office
WE CAUTION YOU THAT UNDER FEDERAL LAW, IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT ONLINE MATERIAL IS INFRINGING, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO HEAVY CIVIL PENALTIES. THESE INCLUDE MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT COSTS, AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES INCURRED BY US, BY ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER, OR BY ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER’S LICENSEE THAT IS INJURED AS A RESULT OF OUR RELYING UPON YOUR MISREPRESENTATION. YOU MAY ALSO BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR PERJURY.
This information should not be construed as legal advice, for further details on the information required for valid DMCA notifications, see 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3).