Policy Violation


In this section, you will find information about our abuse policies, how we enforce them and how you may report problems or violations of our policies. Interaction with those who use this website or services and become aware of any violation are encouraged to contact us. We take violations and abuse seriously.

MediaFire's Terms of Service prohibits the distribution of Content that defames, is obscene, illegal, is malware, or that infringes any copyright, trademark, or patent, without the necessary licenses, rights, consents and permissions to distribute the Content. Additionally, distributing any Content that violates the rights of others and sexually explicit material are additional examples of Terms of Service violations. Refer to our Terms of Service for more information about violations. An excerpt from our Terms of Service violations are at the bottom of this page.

Submit notifications and requests to buseaay@ediafiremay.omcay .

Government Law Enforcement Agencies only, please click here.


For Copyright, Trademark, and Intellectual Property claims, see the specific sections for further information on reporting a claim.

Terms of Service violations are processed by our Customer Support team. If you are reporting a potential violation, send a support ticket and include a direct link to the Content. For the account holder, a confirmed report of a violation can result in action up to and including immediate account termination. If you feel your account was suspended in error, contact our support department with detailed information for further evaluation.

To report Child Exploitation, please see this page.


Millions of users have entrusted their data to MediaFire, for their own accessibility, to backup, to share with friends and family and collaborate with colleagues. And, millions of those users respectfully observe MediaFire's Terms of Service.

However, in those instances when MediaFire is notified of Terms of Service violations, MediaFire's team upholds and enforces policy and responds to notifications.

MediaFire additionally employs a variety of processes and automatic mechanisms to avert violations of our Terms of Services, which include:

  • File suspension
  • Account suspension
  • Account termination
  • Alerting users of files claimed under the DMCA
  • Blocking files previously claimed under the DMCA
  • Media Fingerprinting
  • Archive Scanning
  • Monitoring websites
  • Realtime Filters
  • Blocking websites
  • Prevent Search Engine Indexing
  • Report of activities to proper authorities
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Below is a partial list of Terms of Service violations. For a complete list, please refer to our Terms of Service.

  • Use the Services for any illegal purpose;
  • Distribute any Content that falsely implies sponsorship of the Content by the Services, falsify or delete any author attribution in any Content, or promote any information that you know is false or misleading;
  • Distribute an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's trademarked or copyrighted work;
  • Distribute Content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing, threatening, unlawful or promotes or encourages illegal activity;
  • Distribute Content that violates the rights of others, such as distributing Content that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or violates any right of privacy or publicity, or that is libelous or defamatory, or that directs any user to the content of a third party without consent of the third party;
  • Defame or libel any person; invade any person's right of privacy or publicity or otherwise violate, misappropriate or infringe the rights of any person;
  • Export or re-export Content in violation of the export or import laws of the United States or without all required approvals, licenses and exemptions;
  • Distribute any links to any external Internet sites that are obscene or pornographic, or distribute pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind.