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Mistaken DMCA notice — advice?


From: FAPnotice <FAPnotice@dish.com>

Date: April 21, 2014 6:47:02 AM MDT


Subject: Acceptable Use Policy Notice - <XXXXXXXX> (Acct:<000000000>)

Dear DISH Network High-Speed Internet Subscriber: 

DISH was notified by a copyright owner that your account was associated with alleged infringement of a copyrighted work (e.g., music, movie or game) transmitted over DISH Network High-Speed Internet Service powered by WildBlue (the “Service”). We have enclosed a copy of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) notice that DISH received from the copyright holder. 

As a personal computer owner and a user of the Internet, we ask that you be aware that violations of federal copyright laws may result in civil and/or criminal liability, including without limitation, payment of monetary damages, costs and attorneys’ fees to the copyright owner. DISH reminds you that use of the Service in any way constituting an infringement of any copyrighted work is a violation of DISH’s Acceptable Use Policy and may result in the suspension or termination of your Service. Although the infringed work may have been transmitted by another user without your permission or knowledge, as the primary account holder, you are legally responsible for all activity originating from your account. 

The contact information for the copyright holder (or its agent) is listed in the letter attached to this notice. You may also direct questions to DISH in writing by sending a letter or fax to: 

DISH Network L.L.C. Office of the General Counsel

Re: DISH HSI Copyright Infringement Notice

9601 S. Meridian Blvd. 

Englewood, Colorado 80112 

Fax: (303) 723-1699 

For more information about DISH’s copyright infringement policy, please read our Acceptable Use Policy at http://wildblueworld.com/dishmail.net/acceptableuse.php

We appreciate your cooperation on this matter. 


DISH Legal Department

Network link: C:\Users\fidel.dimas\e_Care\22-151133412 Notice of Unauthorized Use of Paramount Pictures Corporation Property.msg

From: "paramount@copyright-compliance.com" <paramount@copyright-compliance.com>

Date: April 13, 2014 6:41:21 PM MDT

To: Legal <Communications.legal@viasat.com>

Subject: 22-0000000000 Notice of Unauthorized Use of Paramount Pictures Corporation Property


Hash: SHA1

Notice ID: 22-00000000000

Notice Date: 14 Apr 2014 00:41:20 GMT

Wildblue Communications, Inc.

Dear Sir or Madam:

Irdeto USA, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Irdeto") swears under penalty of perjury that Paramount Pictures Corporation ("Paramount") has authorized Irdeto to act as its non-exclusive agent for copyright infringement notification.  Irdeto's search of the protocol listed below has detected infringements of Paramount's copyright interests on your IP addresses as detailed in the below report.

Irdeto has reasonable good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of in the below report is not authorized by Paramount, its agents, or the law.  The information provided herein is accurate to the best of our knowledge.  Therefore, this letter is an official notification to effect removal of the detected infringement listed in the below report.  The below documentation specifies the exact location of the infringement.

We hereby request that you immediately remove or block access to the infringing material, as specified in the copyright laws, and insure the user refrains from using or sharing with others unauthorized Paramount's materials in the future (see, 17 U.S.C. 512).

Further, we believe that the entire Internet community benefits when these matters are resolved cooperatively.  We urge you to take immediate action to stop this infringing activity and inform us of the results of your actions.  We appreciate your efforts toward this common goal.

Please send us a prompt response indicating the actions you have taken to resolve this matter, making sure to reference the Notice ID number above in your response.

If you do not wish to reply by email, please use our Web Interface by clicking on the following link: [URL]

Nothing in this letter shall serve as a waiver of any rights or remedies of Paramount with respect to the alleged infringement, all of which are expressly reserved.  Should you need to contact me, I may be reached at the below address.


Andrew Beck

Irdeto USA, Inc.

3255-3 Scott Blvd. Suite 101 Santa Clara, CA 95054

Phone: 408-492-8500  fax: 408-727-6743


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Note: The information transmitted in this Notice is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material.  Any review, reproduction, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited.  If you received this in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from all computers.

This infringement notice contains an XML tag that can be used to automate the processing of this data.  If you would like more information on how to use this tag please contact Irdeto.

Evidentiary Information:

Notice ID: 22-000000000000

Initial Infringement Timestamp: 13 Apr 2014 22:57:46 GMT

Recent Infringement Timestamp: 13 Apr 2014 22:57:46 GMT

Infringers IP Address: 0000.00.00.00

Protocol: BitTorrent

Infringed Work: The Guilt Trip

Infringing File Name: The.Guilt.Trip.2012.480p.BRRip.XviD.AC3-PTpOWeR

Infringing File Size: 1470862503

Bay ID: 81aec5e3140262daac4681157d1ab8e6145bf2f1|1470862503

Port ID: 46186

Infringer's User Name:

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