Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Notice

If you believe that material available on our sites, infringes on your copyright(s), please notify us by providing a DMCA notice. Upon receipt of a valid and complete notice, we will remove the material and make a good faith attempt to contact the user who uploaded the material by email.

Please note that we are unable to process DMCA notices that refer to sites hosted on third party servers that are using the self-hosted Known software.

It's important to consider if the manner in which the material is used falls under fair use. If you are not sure whether material located on a Known site infringes your copyright, or if it is subject to fair use protections, you should first consider seeking legal advice.

Your DMCA notice will be forwarded to the party that made the material available, and also may be sent to third parties such as

Follow these steps to file a notice:

  1. Check that the site is hosted on (We have no control over sites running on the self-hosted Known platform elsewhere.)
  2. Contact the site owner. Leave a comment or connect with them elsewhere in order to resolve the matter directly with the site owner.
  3. Send your complaint to us via the form below, if the issue cannot be resolved directly with the site owner.

As required by the DMCA, we have a policy to terminate users and/or sites that we consider to be repeat infringers. Please note that notices that are successfully countered, rejected on fair use grounds, or deemed to be fraudulent are not counted against a user or site.