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Report Abuse

DigitalOcean is a platform that's committed to a better Internet. If you know about, or are a victim of, abuse on a site hosted by DigitalOcean, you can use this form to report the problem to our Trust & Safety team; they are here to help.

Before submitting your report, please take a moment to review the section titled "Rules of Conduct" in our Terms of Service Agreement.

What is the DMCA?

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act – often called the DMCA—is a federal law that helps copyright holders secure the quick removal of their content from websites that don't have the right to use it.

The DMCA provides web hosts, search engines, and other Internet services "safe harbor" from copyright infringement claims. In return, the law instructs those service providers to act promptly to take down infringing material when properly notified by a copyright owner.

This form provides an easy way for copyright owners (and their agents) to notify DigitalOcean about infringing material that may be hosted by our customers.

What is trademark abuse?

Trademark abuse is the unauthorized use of a trademark on or in connection with goods or services in a way that is likely to cause confusion about the source of the goods or services.

Trademarks are national or regionally registered symbols, words, signs, or names used to identify or distinguish the brand, goods, or services of a company or individual. Each country or region has their own specific laws and authorities around trademark. The USPTO, the trademark authority in the US, requires registration and approval of US recognized trademarks.

This form provides an easy way for trademark owners (or their agents) to notify DigitalOcean about trademark abuse that may be hosted by our customers.

What is Spam?

Spam is Unsolicited Bulk Email distributed to recipients who have not provided direct consent.

This form provides an easy way for SPAM recipients to notify DigitalOcean about these abuses that may be propagated by DigitalOcean users.

In submitting a complaint, please include as much information as is possible in the Spam abuse form including full unedited message headers and any URLs from the body of the message. The more information provided about the issue, the quicker our Trust & Safety specialists can assist in resolving the complaint.

What is Phishing?

Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers.

This form provides an easy way for victims of phishing to notify DigitalOcean about these abuses that may be propagated by our customers.

In submitting a complaint, please include as much information as is possible in the phishing abuse form. The more information provided about the issue, the quicker our Trust & Safety specialists can assist in resolving the complaint.

What are Violent Threats and Harassment?

Violent threats and harassment are any sort of content pertaining to intent to harm a person(s). These can be threats of physical altercation or content to cause emotional distress.

If you believe that you are at imminent risk, contact your local law enforcement immediately.

This form provides an easy way for victims of violent threats or harassment to notify DigitalOcean about these abuses that may be propagated by our customers.

In submitting a complaint, please include as much information as is possible in the violent threats and harassment abuse form. The more information provided about the issue, the quicker our Trust & Safety specialists can assist in resolving the complaint.

What is Malware?

Malware is software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.

This form provides an easy way for victims of malware to notify DigitalOcean about these abuses that may be propagated by our customers.

In submitting a complaint, please include as much information as is possible in the malware abuse form. The more information provided about the issue, the quicker our Trust & Safety specialists can assist in resolving the complaint.

What is a Botnet?

A botnet is a network of private computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a group without the owners' knowledge.

This form provides an easy way for victims of botnet activity to notify DigitalOcean about these abuses that may be propagated by our customers.

In submitting a complaint, please include as much information as is possible in the botnet abuse form. The more information provided about the issue, the quicker our Trust & Safety specialists can assist in resolving the complaint.

What are Bruteforce/PortScan attacks?

Bruteforce/PortScan attacks are when malicious applications makes several attempts to access, crack, or locate vulnerabilities on machines they have no right accessing. This is a technique commonly employed by malicious actors in order to find an attack vector to utilize against a server/website.

This form provides an easy way for victims of bruteforce or portscanning activity to notify DigitalOcean about these abuses that may be propagated by our customers.

In submitting a complaint, please include as much information as is possible in the bruteforce/portscan abuse form. The more information provided about the issue, the quicker our Trust & Safety specialists can assist in resolving the complaint.

What is Child Abuse?

Child Abuse is physical maltreatment or sexual molestation of a child.

This form provides an easy way for persons exposed to Child Abuse content to notify DigitalOcean about these abuses that may be present on our network.

In submitting a complaint, please include as much information as you're aware of regarding the site and any people connected to the site that you are aware of. Further, we would also recommend that you fill out a report with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at https://report.cybertip.org/ as they are able to investigate content in ways we are not.

Other Abuse

Please utilize this form to provide DigitalOcean with evidence of any abuse outside of our categories listed.

This form provides an easy way for persons reporting abuse content to notify DigitalOcean about these abuses that may be propagated by our customers.

In submitting a complaint, please include as much information as is possible in the other abuse form. The more information provided about the issue, the quicker our Trust & Safety specialists can assist in resolving the complaint.