Digital Millennium Copyright Act

On October 28, 1998, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was enacted by congress. The Act gives protection from liability for copyright infringement to online service providers who comply with the provisions of the Act. Colleges and universities are considered to be online service providers and are subject to this Act. This page serves as the contact point notification for Northeast State Community College as required by the Act. This institution has filed the proper forms with the U.S. Copyright Office to receive immunity under the Act.

If copyright violations are detected on this Website, the copyright holder must send a signed notice of infringement to the institution, identifying the copyrighted material. The copyright holder must provide contact information (address, phone number, and email address) and a statement that the infringing material is being used without consent. Upon receipt of proper notification of copyright infringement the designated Copyright Agent will take action as outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.

To report infringement, the copyright owner must contact and provide proper documentation to:

  • Virginia Salmon 
  • Northeast State Community College
  • 2425 Highway 75
  • P. O. Box 246
  • Blountville, TN 37617
  • (423) 354-2445
  • E-Mail: Copyright Agent