Has your copyrighted work been used on the Internet without your permission?
Are you a photographer, illustrator, graphic artist or designer, or other visual creator?
Are you an artistâs/photographerâs agent or representative, or an image licensing agent?
Have you discovered infringing use of your images, or the images you license, on the Internet and used the DMCA Takedown Notice procedure to have the images removed from a website? If so, weâd like to know about your experience.
The US Copyright Office is conducting aÂ studyÂ about the efficacy of the DMCA Takedown Notice procedure. The following group of associations are working together to conduct a survey of image rights holders and licensing professionals to gather information for the Copyright Office study.
Please help us in our advocacy efforts on behalf of all American visual artists and participate in our anonymous short survey.
The survey will close at midnight, Sunday, March 21, 2016.
SURVEY LINKÂ https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DMCAvisualsurvey
American Photographic Artists
American Society of Media Photographers
Digital Media Licensing Association
Graphic Artists Guild
National Press Photographers Association
North American Nature Photography Association
Professional Photographers of America
PLUSÂ (The Picture Licensing Universal System)