A website is a powerful marketing tool. As more people connect to the internet all around the world, a website allows a business to branch its services out beyond the limitations of territory. Few people are aware, until the problem arises, that websites are also very vulnerable to abuse. A common example of this is the infringement of intellectual property by lifting material off the owner’s website and using it without permission. In such cases, a copyright or trademark owner is not defenceless.
The solution is a website takedown.
By investigating the cause and the source, measures can be taken to ensure that the offending material is removed from the internet. If successful, the material will be gone within a few days.
The following material can be the basis for a takedown claim if it belongs to you: