For site security and to ensure
that this service remains available to all users, this government computer
system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify
unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, deny service,
otherwise cause damage or access non-public information. Unauthorized
attempts to upload information or change information are strictly prohibited
and may be punishable under the United States criminal code (18 U.S.C.
1030). Information regarding possible violations of law may be provided
to law enforcement officials.
Privacy: Copyright Public Records
Personally identifying information, such as your address, telephone number, and email address, that is submitted on the registration application becomes part of the public record. Some information will be viewable in the Copyright Office’s on‑line databases that are available on the Internet. For this reason, you should provide only the information requested. Please do NOT provide any additional personal information that is not requested, such as your social security number or your driver’s license number. (Read more on privacy.)