Inserting a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Form on Your Website

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For a certain number of MLS boards, You need to put a copy of a personalized Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notice on your website before you can receive IDX approval from your board. 

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How to Get your DMCA Form

1. Go to https://dmca.copyright.gov/osp/login.html and sign up

2. Create an account with the “Register Here” option

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3. After registering, check your email for a confirmation link that must be clicked, then press “here” to proceed

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4. Log into your new account and press “Add Service Provider”

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5. Fill in your Brokerage information in the Service Provider space (Brokerage name, Brokerage address, Brokerage phone number, etc.) then press “Next”

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6. Type any domain names you own or websites that you are a part of in the “Enter new alternate name here…” field and press the blue “+” sign. Repeat as needed then press “Next”

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7. Enter the Agent's information that you’d like to receive any notifications of claimed infringement, then press “Next” (This should be your own email address unless you want an admin to receive these messages)

8. Confirm the details have been added correctly, press “Next”, then pay the required $6 registration fee (This payment is required in order to receive the notice that must be placed on your website)

9. You will be sent an email with an attachment for your own DMCA notice

How to Add the DMCA to Your Website

Please forward the receipt of your DMCA purchase to onboarding@realgeeks.com and we will be able to add the form to your website for you. 

 

You can view the official NWMLS requirement and instructions laid out in the attachment below

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