Material that I own the copyright for is being distributed using AWS resources without my permission. How do I submit a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notice to AWS?

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is the United States law against circumvention of copyright protection. It includes provisions against both the distribution of copyright-protected material and circumventing copyright protection.

If you believe that AWS resources are being used to host or distribute copyrighted material that you own the copyright for:

  1. Gather the documentation described at Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
  2. Send the information to or

If EC2 resources are being used to host or distribute your copyrighted content, you can also contact

Note: The AWS Abuse team will not open attachments under any circumstance. You must provide any necessary information in plaintext.

If you provide your notice in the body of an email and send it to or, you don't need to provide a physical signature.

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Published: 2018-09-10

Updated: 2018-10-30