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Copyright Policy

At KKD News, we respect the intellectual property rights of others and are committed to complying with copyright laws and regulations. We strive to ensure that all content published on our platform respects the rights of copyright holders and adheres to applicable copyright laws. To maintain the integrity of our platform and protect the rights of content creators, we have implemented the following Copyright Policy:

Ownership of Content:

  1. Original Content: KKD News produces and publishes original news articles, reports, editorial content, and multimedia materials created by our team of journalists, contributors, and partners. We retain full ownership and control over the copyright of all original content produced by KKD News.
  2. Third-Party Content: We respect the copyright and intellectual property rights of third-party content creators, including authors, photographers, videographers, and artists. When using third-party content, we seek appropriate permissions, licenses, or authorization from the copyright holders, or we utilize content that is available under permissible use or fair use provisions of copyright law.

Permissible Use:

  1. Fair Use: We may use copyrighted material under the fair use doctrine for purposes such as criticism, commentary, news reporting, research, and educational purposes. When using copyrighted material under fair use, we provide proper attribution to the original source and adhere to the limitations of fair use as outlined by copyright law.
  2. Creative Commons: We may use content that is licensed under Creative Commons or similar open licensing schemes, provided that we comply with the terms of the respective license and give appropriate attribution to the original creator.

Copyright Violations:

  1. Unauthorized Use: We do not tolerate the unauthorized use, reproduction, distribution, or modification of copyrighted material on our platform. This includes but is not limited to text, images, videos, audio recordings, and other creative works protected by copyright law.
  2. DMCA Compliance: KKD News complies with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and responds promptly to valid copyright infringement notices submitted by copyright owners or their authorized agents. Upon receipt of a valid DMCA takedown notice, we will remove or disable access to the infringing content and take appropriate action against the responsible parties.

Reporting Copyright Infringements:

If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used or distributed on KKD News in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us immediately. Your notification should include the following information:

  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed
  • Description of the infringing material and its location on KKD News
  • Contact information of the copyright owner or authorized agent
  • Statement affirming that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
  • Statement made under penalty of perjury that the information provided in the notification is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner

To report a copyright infringement, please contact our designated Copyright Agent at kkdnewslive@gmail.com.

Enforcement:

Violations of our Copyright Policy may result in various actions, including but not limited to:

  • Removal or disabling access to the infringing content
  • Suspension or termination of user accounts
  • Legal action against repeat offenders or egregious violators

Feedback and Transparency:

We are committed to maintaining open communication with copyright owners and users of our platform. If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding our Copyright Policy or copyright practices, please contact us at kkdnewslive@gmail.com.

Thank you for your cooperation in helping us uphold the rights of content creators and maintain a respectful and compliant environment on KKD News.