What happens when you get a DMCA takedown notice on Xvideos?

Xvideos complies with the European Copyright Directive and America’s DMCA act. Consequently, intellectual property owners may send a takedown request whenever someone uses their work without permission. You may also takedown photos or videos of you as instructed below.

Create a DMCA takedown notice for Xvideos here then send it to [email protected]

Quick take: Xvideos DMCA Takedown notice

  • You may take civil action for copyright infringement or revenge porn.
  • If you receive a takedown notice on Xvideos, you may file a counter notice.
  • When you file a counter notice, the other party has 14 days to take civil action.
  •   Fair use exceptions allow content creators to use copyrighted material without consent.
  • It is unlawful to violate someone else’s privacy or publicity rights by manipulating images or videos.
  •  Altering copyright management information (CMI) is unlawful.
  • Revenge porn is a felony or misdemeanor depending on state laws.

How to file a DMCA Takedown Notice on Xvideos

When someone submits a valid DMCA takedown request on Xvideos. The platform may immediately remove the infringing material then send a notice to the infringing party.

If you receive a takedown notice you have the option to file a counter-notice.

There are two ways to file a DMCA takedown notice on Xvideos. One you may send a notice to the company or internet service provider (webhost/search engine). (2) you may send a DMCA takedown notice directly to the infringing party.

For the notice to be valid, under the DMCA act, it must contain five elements:

  • Your name and physical or digital signature.
  • Contact information, including your email and telephone number.
  • The infringing page’s URL and evidence of infringing activity.
  • A statement under the penalty of perjury that you own the content or represent the content owner.
  • A statement that everything in the notice is accurate and authorized by the copyright owner.

Create and send a DMCA takedown notice for Xvideos here. You may also complete this form.

Note: once you send a DMCA takedown notice, a legal process begins. If the takedown request is fraudulent, you may face civil action, and the platform may suspend or delete your account.

Send a Demand Letter

The difference between a DMCA takedown notice and a demand letter is that the latter allows you to ask for compensation, and the former is an alternative to litigation. To make your demand letter more effective, you should send it through a lawyer or law firm. Why?

Copyright lawsuits are expensive. A DMCA takedown notice allows you to force the internet service provider to take down copyrighted content.

What Happens when you Receive a DMCA Takedown Notice on Xvideos

What would happen is, if the request is valid. Xvideos may remove the material then send you a copy of the notice. When you receive a notice, you may file a counter-notice. If you file a counter-notice, the person who sent the request, under the DMCA act, has fourteen days to take civil action.

If the content does not violate the company’s copyright policy, Xvideos may reinstate the disabled content if the copyright owner does not take civil action within 14 days. If you do not have the resources to file for civil action, you may get a cease-and-desist order from the court. A Cease-and-Desist order, as the name suggests, is a legal document that requires the receiver to stop certain activities.

If you do not comply with one, it may result in fines, civil action, and harassment charges.

We recommend consulting with a lawyer.

What to do if you Receive a DMCA Takedown Notice on Xvideos

If you do not own the content, you should take it down. You may also contact Xvideos representatives for advice. However, as mentioned, the DMCA act allows you to file a counter-notice. Furthermore, fair use exceptions allow content creators to use copyrighted material without consent.

What is a Valid Counter-Notice?

Just like a takedown request, once you send a DMCA counter-notice. You begin a legal process. For it to be valid, a DMCA counter-notice must contain the following elements:

  • Your name and physical or digital signature.
  • Your contact information, including your email address.
  • A statement that the content was taken down by mistake or misidentification under the penalty of perjury.
  • You must consent to the jurisdiction of the US federal court over the dispute.

How do you Remove a Video from a Porn Site?

Not all videos uploaded on adult sites, including Xvideos, are copyrighted. Also, as a user content-generated site, Xvideos enjoys some protections known as “safe harbors” under the DMCA act. The question is, what can you do if you find a video of you on a porn site without consent?

If you have proof that you own the content. You may file a DMCA Takedown Notice. If you have not copyrighted the content or if it is revenge porn. Below is what you must do:

Check your State’s Revenge Porn Laws

Revenge porn is outlawed in over 46 states. Because of that, if you notice an image or video of you on a porn website, you may report the material to local law enforcement. In the majority of states, revenge porn is a misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail plus fines.

Submit a DMCA Claim to Google or the Site’s Internet Service Provider

To remove the results from Google’s search page, you may send a DMCA takedown notice to google or other internet service providers. We have a guide on how to file a DMCA takedown notice on Google. (LINK TO GOOGLE)

Take Civil Action

After reporting the incident, you may file a civil suit against the uploader.

It is also worth mentioning that producing any material that contains manipulated images of an individual depicting sexually explicit conduct under 18 US code 2257, is punishable by, quote:

“Whoever violates this section shall be imprisoned for not more than 5 years, and fined in accordance with the provisions of this title, or both. Whoever violates this section after having been convicted of a violation punishable under this section shall be imprisoned for any period of years not more than 10 years but not less than 2 years, and fined in accordance with the provisions of this title, or both.”

Under the statute, it is unlawful to:

  • Fail to maintain and disclose records of performers
  • Adult website owners must verify the performer’s age.

Other DMCA Takedown Processes