The Digital Millennium Copyright Act provides limitation for service provider liability relating to copyright material online. West River Telecommunications is a service provider in that it provides online services or network access between or among points specified by a user. West River Telecommunications does not modify the content that is sent or received.
According to its Terms, Conditions and Internet Policy 511, West River Telecommunications requires users “to obtain and provide all required permissions if You use the Service to receive, send, display, distribute or execute works protected by intellectual property laws including copyright and patent laws.” Failure to abide by the Terms, Conditions and Internet Policy 511 may result in suspension of service or permanent disconnection.
West River Telecommunications can limit liability by designating an agent for notification of claimed infringement by providing contact information to the Copyright Office and through its publicly accessible web site. The appropriate contact information is as follows:
Service Provider Address:
West River Telecommunications Cooperative
101 West Main
Hazen, ND 58545
Agent Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement:
Telephone Number of Designated Agent:
Fax Number of Designated Agent:
Email Address of Designated Agent: