Copyright Policy


Copyright Policy

Free Speakers, LLC respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects that is users will do so as well. Free Speakers, LLC maintains a copyright policy within the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). If you are concerned about the use of copyrighted material on the Free Speakers Website, please send a notification in compliance with the requirements below to our agent designated to receive notifications of copyright infringement.

Andy Richardson
Free Speakers, LLC
15 Salt Creek Lane, Suite 122
Hinsdale, IL 60521
copyrights (at)

Notification Requirements

All notifications must be in a written communication, including electronic or paper letters.

Notifications must include the following:

  • A physical or electronic signature of the owner of the copyright that is allegedly infringed or someone who is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
  • A description of the copyrighted work claimed to be infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works on a single site are covered by one notification, a representative list of the works at that site;
  • Identification of the material claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address or telephone number, and, if available, an email address.
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material claimed to be infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

If Free Speakers, LLC receives proper notification of allegedly infringing material, it will promptly remove this material from its website and/or application and notify the source of the material. If you believe that your materials have been wrongly removed, you may file a counter-notice in accordance with the requirements below. Upon receiving a properly submitted counter-notice, Free Speakers, LLC will send a copy of the counter-notice to the party who originally sent the DMCA notice. After providing such notice, if Free Speakers, LLC does not receive notice within ten (10) business days that the original complaining party has filed a lawsuit against the sender of the counter-notice, Free Speakers, LLC will restore the removed materials.

Counter-Notice Requirements

  • The sender’s name, address, phone number and physical or electronic signature.
  • Identification of the material and its location before removal.
  • A statement under penalty of perjury that the material was removed by mistake or misidentification.
  • A statement of consent to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district where the sender’s address is located, or, if the sender’s address is outside the United States, any judicial district in which the Free Speakers website or application may be found, and that the sender will accept service of process from the person who filed the original DMCA notice or an agent of that person

Potential complaining parties and counter-complaining parties are advised that misrepresentations regarding the infringing or non-infringing nature of the material in question will subject the offending party to liability for any damages incurred by Free Speakers, LLC as a result of the improper removal or restoration of the material.

Repeat Infringers

In appropriate circumstances, Free Speakers, LLC may, in its discretion, terminate authorization of users of the website or app who are repeat infringers.