If you have a website, you need this model policy
02/25/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff
Imagine this scenario: A user of your website posts a property photo that he didn’t take. The photographer who took the photo finds out and threatens to sue you for copyright infringement. So, what do you do?
If you follow the steps outlined in a new model policy from TAR, you can help protect yourself and your business from liability for this type of copyright infringement.
A law called the Digital Millennium Copyright Act protects online service providers—a category that includes brokers and agents with websites—from liability for copyright infringement when, for example, third parties post infringing material to their website. TAR has made it easy for you to meet the law's requirements by creating a free model policy, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (Safe Harbor Provision) Model Policy.
Visit the Risk Reduction Tools page to download your copy of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (Safe Harbor Provision) Model Policy and add it to your office’s policies and procedures.
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