Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)

If you believe that content available by means of a website (as defined in our Terms of Service) infringes one or more of your copyrights, please notify us by providing a written notice ("Infringment Notice") containing the information described below to the designated agetn listed below. If Advanced Ideas & Mechanics (A.I.M) takes action in response to an Infringement Notice, it will make a good faith attempt to contact the party that made such content available by means of most recent email address, if, provided by such party to A.I.M.

Your Infringment Notice may be forwarded to the party that made the content available and/or to third parties such as ChillingEffects.org

Please be advised the you will be liable for damages (including cost and attorneys' fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights. Thus, if you are not sure content located on or linked-to by the Website infringes your copyright, you should consider first contacting an attorney. Please follow these steps to file a notice:

  1. Verify that the site in question hosted by A.I.M. We only have control of the site and not of users uploading content.
  2. Contact the user posting the content directly. Goto their profile and leave them a messgae.
  3. Send your complaint to our designated agent. If the issue cannot be resolved directly with the poster, send you complaint to our designated agent at (We prefer email):
    Advanced Ideas & Mechanics Attn: General Counsel P.O. Box 44 Forest Hill, MD 21050

You must include the following:

  • A physical or electrionis signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act of their behalf.
  • An identification of copyright claimed to have been infringed.
  • A descriptionof the nature and exact location of the content that you claim to infringe your copyright, in sufficient detail to permit A.I.M to find and positively identify that content. For example we require a link to the specified post (not just the name of the site) that contains the content and a description of which specfic portion of the post - an image, alink, teh text, etc - your complaint refers to.
  • Your name, address, telephone number and email address.
  • A statement that you a good faith belief the use of the material in the manner complained os is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accruate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act of behalf of the owener of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

See this form to submit a DMCA notice

If an Infringement Notice is valid, we are required by law to respond to it by disabling access to the allegedly infinging content. If you are a user of A.I.M sites and portions of you content have been disabled for this reason, we will notify you. You then have the option to send us a written Counter Notice stating why your content does not infringe copyrights and asking for access to be reinstated.