If you download and repost any of our content without permission from us, BEWARE! If you like our work, Share it and not reuploading it.
At Qhinetic, we are committed to fight against copyright infringement and digital piracy. All our intellectual properties are protected under respective intellectual property laws.
Any unauthorised broadcasting, public performance, copying, distribution, lending or re-recording of our intellectual property will constitute an infringement of copyright.
All our works are protected under the Malaysian Copyright Act 1987. Malaysia is a signatory of the Berne Convention. Therefore our work is also protected in the member countries including but not limited to United States, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, etc. A full list of countries can be accessed here.
What is Freebooting?
Downloading copyrighted content from our official channel and re-uploading it to your own Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Youku or any streaming platform is ILLEGAL! Freebooting is a form of piracy. You are encouraged to share the link to our official channel and NOT sharing be re-uploading our content to your own channel or social media account.
I love your work. How do I share it with my family and friends?
You may share our post or linking the media from our YouTube channel or official account. Remember, downloading and reuploading to your own account even for personal use is Illegal. However, sharing is legal.
What happens when you post our content on your own social media or video hosting account?
We will not hesitate to issue a take down notice without prior notice Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 to remove any of our content found on your website, social media accounts, video hosting websites, etc.
What happens when you download and re-upload our content to your Facebook or Instagram?
If you repeatedly post content that infringes intellectual property rights, your account may be disabled or your Page removed. Your ability to post photos or videos may be limited, and you could also lose access to certain features or functionality.
What happens when you receive 3 copyright strikes on YouTube?
Your account, along with any associated channels, is subject to termination. All the videos uploaded to your account will be removed and you won’t be able to create new channels.
How do I infringe someone’s copyright under the Malaysian Copyright Act 1987?
Under the Malaysian Copyright Act 1987, any person who during the subsistence of copyright in a work or performers’ right –
- makes for sale or hire any infringing copy;
- sells, lets for hire or by way of trade, exposes or offers for sale or hire any infringing copy;
- distributes infringing copies;
- possesses, otherwise than for his private and domestic use, any infringing copy;
- by way of trade, exhibits in public any infringing copy;
- imports into Malaysia, otherwise than for his private and domestic use, an infringing copy;
- makes or has in his possession any contrivance used or intended to be used for the purposes of making infringing copies;
- circumvents or causes the circumvention of any effective technological measures referred to in subsection 36(3) of section;
- removes or alters any electronic rights management information without authority; or
- distributes, imports for distribution or communicates to the public, without authority, works or copies of works in respect of which electronic rights management information has been removed or altered without authority,
shall, unless he is able to prove that he had acted in good faith and had no reasonable grounds for supposing that copyright or performers’ right would or might thereby be infringed, be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable –
- in the case of an offence under paragraphs (a) to (f) , to a fine of not less than RM 2,000 and not more than RM 20,000 for each infringing copy, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to both and for any subsequent offence, to a fine of not less than RM 4,000 and not more than RM 40,000 for each infringing copy or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years or to both;
- in the case of an offence under paragraph (g) , to a fine of not less than RM 4,000 and not more than RM 40,000 for each contrivance in respect of which the offence was committed or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years or to both and for any subsequent offence to a fine of not less than RM 8,000 and not more than RM 80,000 for each contrivance in respect of which the offence was committed or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twenty years or to both;
- in the case of an offence under paragraphs (h) , (i) and (j) , to a fine not exceeding RM 250,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to both and for any subsequent offence, to a fine not exceeding RM 500,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years or to both.
For more information about copyright, please contact us.