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WebCite takedown requests policy
  1. We will take down (ie. remove from public access, but keep the physical page(s)) any material which violates our terms of use, immediately when it comes to our attention. Endusers are reminded that WebCite is intended to preserve webreferences in the context of scholarly use. Any other uses, including use for legal purposes, is a violation of our terms of use. We cannot allow or afford to be dragged into legal controversies.
  2. We take down material if:
    1. a copyright owner submits a DMCA compliant notification, notifying us that he is the copyright owner (this is a sworn statement).
    2. if the content is offensive, pornographic, or contains private (e.g. credit card data) or illegal information, AND it is not used/needed in a scholarly context, and we are notified that content is offensive. We will inform the "citing author" (the one who took the snapshot) that the page was taken down from the public eye, and will only reinstate it if it can be shown that the webpage was cited in a scholarly work, such as a peer-reviewed article or book. Even then, we will make a judgement call, balancing the potential harm from keeping this page public, against the need for the reader to access the page for scholarly purposes.
    3. if it violates our terms of use in any other way, in particular if it is clear that it was used for legal purposes rather than scholarly purposes. We will inform the "citing author" (the one who took the snapshot) that the page was taken down from the public eye, and will only reinstate it if it can be shown that the webpage was cited in a scholarly work, such as a peer-reviewed article or book. Even then, we will make a judgement call, balancing the potential harm from keeping this page public, against the need for the reader to access the page for scholarly purposes.
  3. Requests of copies from our archive are a strain on our resources. In case of legal controversies or evidence requests from third parties other than law enforcement, we can send (mail, email) copies from our "dark archive" available for a nominal fee of $200 (up to 5 snapshots) plus $100 for each further 10 snapshots. We obviously also cooperate with law enforcement and comply to court orders (free of charge).
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