DMCA Agent

DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (DMCA)

Pursuant to Title II of the DMCA, all claims alleging copyright infringement for material that is believed
to be residing on Woodstock Communications’ system or network should be promptly sent in the form
of written notice to Woodstock communications Designated Agent:

Designated Agent for DMCA Notices
Copyright Department
Terry Nelson
337 Aetna Street
Ruthton, MN 56170
Phone: 5076583830
Email: terry.nelson@woodstocktel.net

Specific requirements for proper notification of claimed infringement are set forth in the DMCA (see 17
U.S.C.'512(c)(3)). Valid notification must be a written communication that includes all of the following
elements:

1. Signature of copyright owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner;
2. Identification of copyrighted work claimed to be infringed;
3. Identification of the material claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity
and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining
party (address, phone number and, if available, email address);
5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the
manner complained is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is
accurate, and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the
exclusive right allegedly being infringed.
NOTE: There are substantial penalties for false claims (see 17 U.S.C.'512(f)‐providing sanctions for
material misrepresentations of copyright infringement).


Filing a DMCA counter‐notification:

If a notice of alleged copyright infringement under the DMCA has been wrongly filed against you, you
may submit a counter‐notification to Woodstock Communications Designated Agent. Specific
requirements for a proper counter‐notification are set forth in the DMCA (see 17 U.S.C.'512(g)(3)). A
valid counter‐notification must be a written communication that includes all of the following elements:

1. A physical or electronic signature;
2. 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;
3. 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; and
4. 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 is located, or if
your address is outside of the U.S., for any judicial district in which the service provider may
be found, and that you will accept service of process from the complainant.

Upon receipt of a valid counter‐notification, Woodstock Telephone Company will forward it to the
original complainant who submitted the DMCA notice alleging copyright infringement. The original
complainant will then have ten (10) days to notify Woodstock Telephone Company that is has filed a
lawsuit relating to the allegedly infringing material otherwise Woodstock Telephone Company will
restore the removed material or cease disabling access to it.

Repeat Infringer Policy
Pursuant to Section 512 of the DMCA, it is Woodstock Communications policy to terminate the account
of repeat copyright infringers in appropriate circumstances.

Contact

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+1 (507) 658-3830
+1 (800) 752-9397
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337 Aetna St.
PO Box C
Ruthton, MN 56170
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