Re: Copyright Infringement of Corbis images 42-23005175, 42-19154199, 42-22582989,
I represent Corbis, a leading provider of stock photography images.
It has come to our attention that s
using Corbis images # 42-23005175, 42-19154199, 42-22582989, and 42-22277428
website,without authorization. Proof of this unauthorizeduse is enclosed. This is copyright infringement and removal of copyright managementinformation in violation of 17 U.S.C. § 501 and 17 U.S.C. § 1202(b). Copyrights in the
images are registered, certificates # VA 1-697-689, VA 1-429-959, VA 1-693-710, and VA
1-693-704. According to the timestamp on the website, this infringement has been
ongoing for at least one year.
The website also claims "COPYRIGHT ©
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED:' As is not, in fact, the lawful copyright
holder of the images, this constitutes the falsification of copyright management
information under 17 U.S.C. § 1202(a).
Accordingly, we ask that NCSS:
Immediately stop all unlicensed use of the above images.
Identify the date that started using the images.
Identify all additional uses, including electronic or print
distributions, ofthe above images.
Identify and provide contact information for any person or entity
responsible for the content on the
website, including its
web developer and website host.
Preserve all evidence, physical and digital, relating to the claims ofthis letter.
(6)Confirm—by letter, fax, or email— compliance with these items
by March 15,
John E. Grant, III
Meltzer Grant LLC
107 SE Washington St.Suite 410
Portland, OR 97
T 503-345-6912F 503-345-6912
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