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COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Theepochtimes.com (“we,” “us,” “our”) respects the
intellectual property rights of others, and requires, as stated in the Terms
and Conditions of Use, that others who use the Theepochtimes.com website or any
of our affiliated websites (each, a “Site”) do the same.  If you are the holder of a copyright
and believe in good faith that your work has been reproduced on the Site in a
way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify our designated copyright
agent (our “Copyright Agent”) in writing at:

Copyright Agent
The Epoch Times
34 W 27th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY  10001
Fax: (646) 213-1219
Email: legal@epochtimes.com

Please provide the following information to our Copyright
Agent: 

·      A physical or electronic signature of the owner,
or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work
claimed to have been infringed.
·      An identification of the copyrighted work
claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered
by a single notification, a representative list of the works claimed to have
been infringed.
·      Identification of the material on the Site that
is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and
that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information
reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material on the Site.
·      Information reasonably sufficient to permit us
to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if
available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be
contacted.
·      A statement that the complaining party has a
good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not
authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
·      A statement that the information in the
notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining
party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is
allegedly infringed.

We may give notice of alleged copyright infringement to our
users by a general notice on the Site, by electronic mail to a user’s e-mail
address contained in our records, or by written communication sent by
 

COUNTER NOTIFICATION

If you receive a notice of alleged copyright infringement
from us, you may elect to provide counter notification in writing to our
Copyright Agent.  To be effective, your
counter notification must be provided in writing to our Copyright Agent and
must include the following information:  

·      Your physical or electronic signature.
·      Identification of the material that has been
removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the
material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled.
·      A statement under penalty of perjury that you
have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result
of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
·      Your name, address, and telephone number, and a
statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for
the judicial district in which the address you provide is located, or if your address
is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which we may be
found, and that you will accept service of process from the complaining party
who provided us with a notice of infringement or an agent of such person. 

Please do not make
false claims of copyright infringement
.  Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C.
§512(f), any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or
activity is infringing may be subject to monetary liability. 

PERMISSION TO REPUBLISH

Please contact the following for permissions republish original articles or original photographs that exist on the Theepochtimes.com website (“The Epoch Times” or “Epoch Times Staff” cited on the credit line).

PERMISSIONS CONTACT INFORMATION

Permissions
The Epoch Times
Fax: 703-852-7345
E-mail: permissions@epochtimes.com

When you contact us, please provide the following information:

1. Name of the company
2. Name of the publication
3. Distribution
4. Geographic coverage if not online only
5. The nature and the purpose of the use
6. If magazine, what is the intended image size
7. Anticipated response time if you are working on a deadline
8. A point of contact in your organization

We reserve the right to refuse any requests for permission to republish Theepochtimes.com material for any reason. We generally do not give permission for sales, marketing or promotion, fundraising and commercial purposes.

We have no rights to sublicense third-party articles and photos.

TO LINK TO AN ARTICLE

You generally do not need to request permission to post a text link only that links back to the Theepochtimes.com web site. We reserve the right however, to revoke permission at any time for such text links. Theepochtimes.com does not allow framing or the use of our logos or graphics.




   

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