I attended a great talk by Fred von Lohmann, a Senior Intellectual Property Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He gave a great introduction to the must-do’s for any websites that solicit User Generated Content.
Obviously, you can do more research on these topics with Google, but I’m blogging this just for ease-of-finding for myself in the future. Enjoy.
Get On An Island
1 – Register a Copyright Agent (costs <$75)
2 – You must have Notice and Takedown rules
3 – Have an Infringer Termination Policy
Stay On The Island
1 – “Red Flag” knowledge
2 – Direct financial benefit + Control