March 30, 2011

By Electt'onic Mail

Re: Unauthorized Use of Intellectual Property

Ali Davar

Chief Executive Officer Zite

Dear Mr. Davar:

The undersigned represent Advance Publications, Inc., The Associated Press, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., Gannett Co., Inc., Getty Images, The McClatchy Company, the National Geographic Society, The E.W. Scripps Company, Time Inc., The Slate Group, and The Washington Post.

Our clients are some of the many publishers and providers of news and other original content whose material is aggregated and displayed in your Zite iPad application. Zite - without our permission - publishes reformatted copies of our articles, photographs, and illustrations to users in a customized manner based on those users' preferences and behavior. We have reviewed your application carefully. We write to explain how Zite damages our businesses by misappropriating our intellectual property, and to insist that you immediately stop doing so.

Collectively, our companies gather and license original content to produce more than 300 newspapers, magazines, and news broadcasts on a regular basis, and we operate and update several hundred news and information websites 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As a group, we publish thousands of original articles, columns, photographs, illustrations, video segments, audio recordings, and other types of news and information content every day. We strive to keep the public continuously informed about news and other developments throughout the world - from the devastating events in Japan, to the turmoil in the Middle East, to the community impact of new construction down the block.

To identify, research, create, and distribute this sort of original content requires a substantial undertaking and investment. Our companies employ or contract with many thousands of people who investigate, report and publish our original content, and we spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on out' news and information gathering and reporting.

By systematically reformatting, republishing, and redistributing our original content on a mass commercial scale without our permission in your iPad application, Zite directly and adversely impacts our businesses. Your application takes the intellectual property of our companies, as well as the hard and sometimes dangerous work of tens of thousands of people. It deprives our websites of traffic and advertising revenue. We do not know your intentions, but your actions harm OUl' companies and the broader media and news industry on which your application relies for its content.

The Zite application is plainly unlawful. Among other things, it intentionally and pervasively infringes on our copyrights by reformatting and republishing substantial portions (and in many cases, the entirety) of our articles and large-scale reproductions of our photographs and illustrations. Further, it misappropriates and infringes our trademarks and falsely implies our affiliation by prominently featuring certain of our logos on your home screen. Zite uses our content for commercial purposes in a manner that the law prohibits absent agreements with each of us. We demand that you immediately cease and desist all such infringing use of our intellectual property, both copyright and trademark, in or in connection with the Zite iPad application.

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Ali Davar

March 30,2011 Page 2 of3

We encourage and support the development of new technologies that facilitate innovative uses of our content - but those uses must be subject to our advance consent. We welcome any opportunity for open discussions among members of the relevant industries and the public to develop solutions that can promote appropriate uses of OUI' content into the future.

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Please have your counsel contact each of the attorneys listed below individually if you have any questions about this matter.

Ali Davar March 30, 2011 Page 3 of3

Sincerely,

Jerry S irenz Sabin, Bermant & Gould LLP

On behalf of Advance Publications, Inc. Four Times Square, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

212-381-7057 (phone); 212-381-7201 (fax)

Laura Malone

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The Associated Press

450 West 33rd Street

NewYork, NY 10001

212-621-7938 (phone); 212-621-5456 (fax)

Jason P. Conti

Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

1211 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor New York, NY 10036

212-416-2164 (phone); 212-416-2524 (fax)

Barbara Wall

VP & Senior Associate General Counsel Gannett Co., Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22107

703-854-6951 (phone); 703-854-2031 (fax)

Lisa Willmer

Director, Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle, W A 98103 206-925-6792 (phone)

Lemme S. Macel

Vice President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 17th StreetNW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone); 202-857-5874 (fax)

Karole Morgan-Prager VP, General Counsel

The McClatchy Company 2100 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone); 916-326-5586 (fax)

David M. Giles

VP Deputy General Counsel The E.W. Scripps Company 513-977-3892 (fax)

Andrew Laehow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212-522-8307 (phone); 212-467-0860 (fax)

Timothy L. Jucovy Associate Counsel

The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15th Street NW

Washington, DC 20071

202-334-9266 (phone); 202-334-5075 (fax)

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Sabin, Bermaut & Gould LLP

On behalf of Advance Publications, Inc. Four Times Square, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

212-381-7057 (phone); 212-381-7201 (fax)

Jason P. Conti

Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

1211 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor New York, NY 10036

212-416-2164 (phone); 212-416-2524 (fax)

Barbara Wall

VP & Senior Associate General Counsel Gannet! Co., Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive Mcl.ean, VA 22107

703-854-6951 (phone); 703-854-2031 (fax)

Lisa Willmer

Director, Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle, W A 98103 206-925-6792 (phone)

Leanne S. Mace!

Vice President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 t 7th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone); 202-857-5874 (fax)

Karole Morgan-Prager VI', General Counsel

The McClatchy Company 2100 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone); 916-326-5586 (fax)

David M. Giles

VP Deputy General Counsel The E.W. Scripps Company 513-977-3892 (fax)

Andrew Lachow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212-522-8307 (phone); 212-467-0860 (fax)

Timothy L. Jucovy Associate Counsel

The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15th Street NW

Washington, DC 20071

202-334-9266 (phone); 202-334-5075 (fax)

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Ali Davar

March 30, 2011 Page 3 of3

Sincerely,

Jerry S. Birenz

Sabin, Bermant & Gould LLP

On behalf of Advance Publications, Inc. Four Times Square, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

212~381~7057 (phone); 212-381-7201 (fax)

Laura Malone

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The Associated Press

450 West 33l'd Street

New York, NY 10001

212-621-7938 (phone); 212-621-5456 (fax)

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Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

1211 Avenue of tile Americas, 7th Floor New York, NY 10036

212-416~2164 (phone); 212-416-2524 (fax)

Barbara Wall

VP & Senior Associate General Counsel Gannett Co., Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22107

703~854-6951 (phone); 703~854-2031 (fax)

Lisa Willmer

Director, Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle, W A 98103 206-925-6792 (phone)

Leanne S. Macel

Vice President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 17th StreetNW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone); 202-857-5874 (fax)

Karole Morgan-Prager VP, General Counsel

The McClatchy Company 2100 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone); 916-326-5586 (fax)

David M. Giles

VP Deputy General Counsel The E. W. Scripps Company 513-977-3892 (fax)

Andrew Lachow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212-522-8307 (phone); 212-467-0860 (fax)

Timothy L. Jucovy Associate Counsel

The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15th Street NW

Washington, DC 20071

202-334-9266 (phone); 202-334-5075 (fax)

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Ali Davar

March 30, 2011 Page 3 of3

Sincerely,

Jerry S. B irenz

Sabin, Berrnant & Gould LLP

On behalf of Advance Publications, Inc. Four Times Square, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

212-381-7057 (phone); 212-381-7201 (fax)

Laura Malone

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The Associated Press

450 West 331'd Street

New York, NY 10001

212-621-7938 (phone); 212-621-5456 (fax)

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Barbara Wall I

VP & Senior Associate General Counsel Gannett Co., Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22107

703-854-6951 (phone); 703-854-2031 (fax)

Jason P. Conti

Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

1211 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor New York, NY 10036

212-416-2164 (phone); 212-416-2524 (fax)

Lisa Willmer

Director, Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle, W A 98103 206-925-6792 (phone)

Leanne S. Macel

Vice President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone); 202-857-5874 (fax)

Karole Morgan-Prager VP, General Counsel

The McClatchy Company 2100 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone); 916-326-5586 (fax)

David M. Giles

VP Deputy General Counsel The E.W. Scripps Company 513-977-3892 (fax)

Andrew Lachow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212-522~8307 (phone); 212-467-0860 (fax)

Timothy L. Jucovy Associate Counsel

The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15th StreetNW

Washington, DC 20071

202-334-9266 (phone); 202-334-5075 (fax)

Ali Davar March 30, 2011 Page 30f3

Sincerely,

Jerry S. Birenz

Sabin, Bennant & Gould LLP

On behalf of Advance Publications, Inc. Four Times Square, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

212-381-7057 (phone); 212-381-7201 (fax)

Laura Malone

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The Associated Press

450 West 33rd Street

New York, NY 10001

212-621-7938 (phone); 212-621-5456 (fax)

Jason P. Conti

Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

1211 Avenue ofthe Americas, 7th Floor New York, NY 10036

212-416-2164 (phone); 212-416-2524 (fax)

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Lisa Will mer

Director, Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle, WA 98103 206-925-6792 (phone)

Barbara Wall

VP & Senior Associate General Counsel Gannett Co., Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22107

703-854-6951 (phone); 703-854-2031 (fax)

Leanne S. Macel

Vice President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone); 202-857-5874 (fax)

David M. Giles

VP Deputy GeneralCounsel The E.W. Scripps Company 513-977 -3892 (fax)

Karole Morgan-Prager VP I General Counsel

The McClatchy Company 2100 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone); 916-326-5586 (fax)

Andrew Lachow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212-522-8307 (phone); 212-467-0860 (fax)

Timothy 1. Jucovy Associate Counsel

The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15th Street NW

Washington, DC 20071

202-334-9266 (phone); 202-334-5075 (fax)

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On behalf of Advance Publications, Inc. Four Times Square, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

212-381-7057 (phone); 212-381-7201 (fax)

Laura Malone

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The Associated Press

450 West 33rd Street

New York, NY 10001

212-621-7938 (phone); 212-621-5456 (fax)

Jason P. Conti

Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

1211 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor New York, NY 10036

212-416-2164 (phone); 212-416-2524 (fax)

Lisa Willmer

Director, Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle, WA 98103 206-925-6792 (phone)

Vice President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 ·17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone); 202-857-5874 (fax)

David M. Giles

VP Deputy General Counsel The B.W. Scripps Company 513-977-3892 (fax)

Karole Morgan-Prager VP, General Counsel

The McClatchy Company 2100 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone); 916·326·5586 (fax)

Timothy 1:.. Jucovy Associate Counsel

The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15th Street NW

Washington, DC 20071

202-334-9266 (phone); 202-334-5075 (fax)

Andrew Lachow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212~522~8307 (phone); 212-467-0860 (fax)

Sincerely,

Ali Davar March 30, 20 II Page 3 of3

Jerry S. Birenz

Sabin, Bermant & Gould LLP

On behalf of Advance Publications, Inc. Four Times Square, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

212M381-7057 (phone); 212~381M7201 (fax)

Laura Malone

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The Associated Press

450 West 33rd Street

New York, NY 10001

212-621-7938 (phone); 212-621M5456 (fax)

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Jason P. Conti

Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

12 J] Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor New York, NY 10036

212-416-2164 (phone); 212-416-2524 (fax)

Barbara Wall

VP & Senior Associate General Counsel Gannett Co., Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive Mcl.ean, VA 22107

703-854-6951 (phone); 703-854-2031 (fax)

Lisa Willmar

Director, Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle, \VA 98103 206-925-6792 (phone)

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Leanne S. Macel

Vice President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone); 202-857-5874 (fax)

K j:ole Morgan-Prager VP, General Counsel The McClatchy Company

2100· Q Street

Sacramento, CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone); 916-326-5586 (fax)

David M. Giles

VP Deputy General Counsel The E.W. Scripps Company 513-977-3892 (fax)

Andrew Lachow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212-522-8307 (phone); 212-467-0860 (fax)

Timothy L. Jucovy Associate Counsel

The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15th Street NW

Washington, DC 2007]

202-334-9266 (phone); 202-334-5075 (fax)

Andrew Lachow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212-522-8307 (phone); 212-467-0860 (fax)

Timothy L. J ucovy Associate Counsel

The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15th Street NW

Washington, DC 20071

202-334-9266 (phone); 202-334-5075 (fax)

- -

Ali Davar

March 30, 2011 Page 3 of3

Sincerely,

Jerry S. Birenz

Sabin, Bermant & Gould LLP

On behalf of Advance Publications, Inc. Four Times Square, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

212-381-7057 (phone); 212-381-7201 (fax)

Laura Malone

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The Associated Press

450 West 33rd Street

New York, NY 10001

212-621-7938 (phone); 212-621-5456 (fax)

Jason P. Conti

Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

1211 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor New York, NY 10036

212-416-2164 (phone); 212-416-2524 (fax)

Barbara Wall

VP & Senior Associate General Counsel Gannett Co., Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22107

703-854-6951 (phone); 703-854-2031 (fax)

Lisa Willmer

Director, Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle, W A 98103 206-92 5 -6792 (phone)

Leanne S. Macel

Vice President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone); 202-857-5874 (fax)

Karole Morgan-Prager VP, General Counsel

The McClatchy Company 2100 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone); 916-326-5586 (fax)

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David M. Giles

VP Deputy General Counsel The E.W. Scripps Company 513-977-3892 (fax)

Ali Davar March 30. 2011 Page 3 of3

Sincerely,

Jerry S. Birenz

Sabin. Berrnant & Gould LLP

On behalf of Advance Publications. Inc. Four Times Square. 23rd Floor

New York. NY 10036

212-381-7057 (phone): 212-381-7201 (fax)

Jason P. Conti

Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company. Inc.

1211 Avenue of the Americas. 7th Floor New York. NY 10036

212-416-2164 (phone): 212-416-2524 (fax)

Lisa Willmer

Director. Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle. W A 98103 206-925-6792 (phone)

Karole Morgan-Prager VP, General Counsel

The McClatchy Company 2100 Q Street Sacramento. CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone): 916-326-5586 (fax)

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Andrew Lachow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212-522-8307 (phone): 212-467-0860 (fax)

Laura Malone

Associate General Counsel. Intellectual Property The Associated Press

450 West 33rd Street

New York, NY J 000 I

212-621-7938 (phone): 212-621-5456 (fax)

Barbara Wall

VP & Senior Associate General Counsel Gannett Co .. Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22107

703-854-695 I (phone); 703-854-2031 (f,1X)

Leanne S. Macel

Vice 'President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone): 202-857-5874 (fax)

David M. Giles

VP Deputy General Counsel The E,W. Scripps Company 513-977-3892 (fax)

Timothy L. Jucovy Associate Counsel

The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15th Street NW

Washington, DC 20071

202-334-9266 (phone): 202-334-5075 (fax)

- -

Ali Davar

March 30, 2011 Page 3 of3

Sincerely,

Jerry S. Birenz

Sabin, Bermant & Gould LLP

On behalf of Advance Publications, Inc. Four Times Square, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

212-381-7057 (phone); 212-381-7201 (fax)

Laura Malone

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The Associated Press

450 West 33rd Street

New York, NY 10001

212-621-7938 (phone); 212-621-5456 (fax)

Jason P. Conti

Vice President & Associate General Counsel Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

1211 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor New York, NY 10036

212-416-2164 (phone); 212-416-2524 (fax)

Barbara Wall

VP & Senior Associate General Counsel Gannett Co., Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22107

703-854-6951 (phone); 703-854-2031 (fax)

Lisa Willmer

Director, Corporate Counsel Getty Images

601 N. 34th Street Seattle, WA 98103 206-925-6792 (phone)

Leanne S. Macel

Vice President, Associate General Counsel National Geographic Society

1145 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

202-828-6654 (phone); 202-857-5874 (fax)

Karole Morgan-Prager VP, General Counsel

The McClatchy Company 2100 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95816

916-321-1828 (phone); 916-326-5586 (fax)

David M. Giles

VP Deputy General Counsel The E.W. Scripps Company 513-977-3892 (fax)

Andrew Lachow

VP and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation Time Inc.

212-522-8307 (phone); 212-467-0860 (fax)

Timothy "C. Jucovy Associate Counsel The Washington Post and The Slate Group 1150 15 th Street NW

Washington, DC 20071

202-334-9266 (phone); 202-334-5075 (fax)