Myows is another web application that allows you to manage all your creations or copyrighted work. You can register your work to prove authorship, generate contracts and licenses, search for unauthorised copies and remove those illegal copies by sending DMCA takedown notices. Of course, there are full instructions on the website.
It has a free plan which you can use to protect up to 100 OWs (Original Works) with unlimited contracts and detection of copies. Myows even gives you a Free Photo website to display your pics with watermarks. If you have more than 100 OWs to protect then you have got some paid plans from $9/month.
Windows-based, FreshKiller is an application that automatically sends DMCA takedown notices to cyberlockers.
You only need to setup your personal details, customize your email template, copy and paste the illegal links you have found of your work and the application will do the rest of the work. See the website for complete instructions.
FreshKiller is completely free but it offers a donation button which you can use if the application is being helpful for you.
The application was developed by one of our authors, FRESHFACE (http://themeforest.net/user/FRESHFACE).
This is an anti-piracy service that can find unauthorized shared links to your paid product, send a DMCA takedown notice and remove shared links from Google. This includes the offering of four main tools:
- Find Illegal Shared links: Find unauthorized downloads of your products, software, and apps.
- DMCA Sender: Auto send DMCA takedown notice and manage your products lists.
- Abuse Email Look-up: Find all available abuse emails from a given URL/domain.
- Goodies: Report alleged copyright infringement, Abuse Email Template & useful links.
Google Webmaster Tools
This is a free service by Google for webmasters which you can use to check indexing status of your website and optimize its visibility.
It also has a section (Copyright Removal) which includes an online abuse contact form in order to report abuse or infringements of your copyrighted work. You can request to have your copyrighted work removed from web search results and from other Google services as well.
There’s a dashboard where you can see a total of reported URLs, approved, rejected and pending URLs too.
WHOIS Lookup Tools
Whois is a widely used internet record listing that identifies who owns a domain name and how to contact its registrar, registrant or web hosting company.
There is a broad range of Whois tools you can use, most of them in the form of web application but you can find web browsers extensions too. Most of these applications are free and provide similar features such as domain search, whois history, brand monitor, etc.
See a short list of these applications below:
There is a complete guide on how to use one of these applications (Whois DomainTools), it can be found via the following link: HOW TO USE THE WHOIS LOOKUP TOOL
DMCA Notifier - Fight for your right!
DMCA takedown notices sender that includes contact details of more than 110 cyberlockers. You only need to fill in your personal details or owner details, copy and paste the illegal links, customize the email template and the application will automatically send an abuse notification to the necessary storage companies.
This is a PHP script available for sale at CodeCanyon. Keep an eye out for others that become available in the future.
DMCA.pro is a website that offers DMCA takedown services. They search and monitor illegal links to your products and it also offers a client control panel with real-time information, reports, etc.
It's a paid service, you can choose to pay for a monthly subscription or opt for pay as you go. All their plans available via their website.
Apps & Extensions for your Web Browser
As well as the web applications we have mentioned above, you can also try finding a good WHOIS application or extension for your preferred web browser. With these, you will be able to check the details of a website with only a few clicks. See some helpful links below:
Chrome Web Store
Mozilla Firefox Add-ons