Full Channel, consistent with federal law, prohibits the use of its services for copyright infringement including the unauthorized copying and distribution of copyrighted works.

THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO YOU FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND IS NOT INTENDED AS LEGAL ADVICE. YOU MAY WISH TO CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY.

The Copyright Abuse Notification Process is based on notices received within a six- (6) month period. When we receive a notification from a copyright holder of alleged infringement activity on the Full Channel network, we will will look for previous notices issued to the Full Channel Internet account holder within the last six months. If there was a notice given to the account holder within the last six (6) months, the current notice will be assigned the next incremental count (i.e. Second Notice, Third Notice, etc.). If the account holder has not received any notices within the last six (6) months, the current notice will be listed as a First notice.

First copyright notice:
Three attempts will be made by phone at 24-hour intervals to notify the Full Channel Internet account holder of the alleged infringement.

Second copyright notice:
Full Channel will immediately disable the modem and contact the account holder. Three attempts will be made to contact the account holder at 24-hour intervals and the modem will remain offline until Full Channel is able to speak directly with the account holder about the alleged infringement and inform the account holder of this DMCA Policy.

Third copyright notice:
Full Channel will immediately disable the modem and contact the account holder. Three attempts will be made to contact the account holder at 24-hour intervals and the modem will remain offline until Full Channel is able to speak with the account holder. If the account holder does not agree to take action as outlined below, Full Channel Internet service may be terminated.

  • The account holder must remove the copyrighted material(s) from their computer.
  • If the file is not found and the account holder has a Wi-Fi connection, they must make sure the connection is secured or re-secured with a new Wi-Fi passphrase.
  • The account holder must perform a full Anti-Virus scan on the computer.
  • The account holder must be cautioned that future consequences can be more severe, and may lead to the cancellation of service.

Fourth & subsequent copyright notices:
Full Channel will suspend the account holder’s Full Channel Internet service indefinitely and may terminate account holder’s service permanently.

If you feel that the complaints are in error:
If you receive a DMCA notification of alleged infringement from Full Channel, and you believe in good faith that:

(a) the allegedly infringing works were not shared from your devices or were misidentified, or
(b) you have authorization from the copyright owner, or
(c) your use of the work constitutes fair use under U.S. copyright law,

you may file a Counter Notification. Contact Full Channel for information on this process.