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  • Copyright violations: Please do not post full text from SF Chronicle and SF Gate

    04/02/2004 3:25:42 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 76 replies · 1,232+ views
    Email message from sfgate.com | April 2, 2004 | John Angelico, SF Gate
    Subject: Copyright violations in re: SF Chronicle Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 14:15:25 -0800 (PST) From: John Angelico To: jimrob@psnw.com Dear freerepublic.com, It has come to our attention that you have copyrighted SF Chronicle and SF Gate articles posted within your Message Board area. Here's an example: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1091396/posts Our policy is to allow other sites to link to our site, but not to host our material. This policy ensures that our traffic numbers will be sufficient enough to maintain our free archives, which benefits everyone. Please remove these full text posts (or replace them w/ abstracts and links to...
  • Updated FR Excerpt and Link Only or Deny Posting List due to Copyright Complaints

    04/05/2004 3:53:42 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 732 replies · 202,406+ views
    April 5, 2004 | Jim Robinson
    <p>Note: Don't post anything at all from the Las Vegas Review Journal or anything from organizations run by Stevens Media, LLC or RightHaven, LLC until the lawsuit brought against us by them is resolved.</p>
  • Cease and Desist... copyright complaint from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    04/05/2004 12:16:55 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 99 replies · 868+ views
    VIA email from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | 04/05/2004 | Corey Waugaman, PG Permissions Department
    Subject: Cease and Desist... Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 14:10:47 -0400 From: Corey Waugaman To: Susan Kish , "'webmaster@freerepublic.com'" To Whom It May Concern: It has been brought to our attention that you have republished Pittsburgh Post-Gazette material without permission. This is a direct violation of the Copyright Law of 1976. Please cease and desist immediately. It is the policy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette not permit the posting of our material on any web site but our own. Material to be removed: Allegiance to party complicates local race for incumbent Diven All eggs are not created equal CMU slur...
  • Copyright Infringement complaint from Vanity Fair/Condé Nast

    09/23/2003 1:40:22 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 174 replies · 4,244+ views
    Email
    <p>From: "Gigante, John D."</p> <p>We represent The Conde Nast Publications, publisher of Vanity Fair. It has come to our attention that your website posted and continues to post without permission at least two copies of an article entitled "The Message in the Anthrax" written by Don Foster for the October 2003 issue of Vanity Fair.</p>
  • Copyright infringement complaint from The Onion

    09/19/2003 1:33:48 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 359 replies · 2,484+ views
    Email from The Onion | 09/19/03 | Sean Mills
    Subject: Copyright infringement Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 16:27:04 -0400 From: Sean Mills smills@theonion.com To: webmaster@freerepublic.com Dear Free Republic, It has come to our attention that you have published a number of pieces of Onion content at: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/keyword/onion http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/k-onion/browse http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/583819/posts This material was published in THE ONION and the images you are presenting are being served by our servers. The material that you are publishing was published without permission of ONION, INC. Further, the material is copyrighted. You have infringed on our copyright and we, therefore, demand that you immediately cease and desist from any further use of the...
  • Copyright complaint from Corbis

    02/23/2004 6:30:44 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 244 replies · 4,176+ views
    email | Feb 3, 2004 | Corbis
    Subject: Kerry/Fonda image February 23, 2004 VIA EMAIL AND U.S. MAIL Jim Robinson www.freerepublic.com P.O. Box 9771 Fresno, CA 93794 USA RE: www.freerepublic.com Matter ID: 14-0486/John Kerry/Jane Fonda Image Dear Jim Robinson: Corbis is one of the largest digital image licensing companies in the world. All of the images in Corbis’ collection are subject to federal and international copyright protection. Indeed, all of the works found on the www.corbis.com web site bear appropriate copyright notices. Furthermore, we have a responsibility to our photographers to protect their intellectual property and pursue any possible cases of improper use. It has recently come...
  • Corbis Copyright Complaint

    04/16/2004 2:03:23 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 80 replies · 956+ views
    Corbis email | 04/16/04 | Jim Robinson
    Dear FReepers, As most of you know, there was some recent media and internet excitement regarding some photos and images of Jane Fonda and John Kerry, some real, and some parodied. Some of these photos and images were copyrighted material controlled by Corbis or derivatives of Corbis copyrighted material. We received a copyright complaint some time back from Corbis and immediately removed all posts we could find containing links to these images. We've now received another complaint. Apparently, we missed a few, so now we've done another search a found and deleted all we could find. Corbis is also complaining...
  • More copyright complaints

    04/08/2004 9:19:34 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 476 replies · 2,308+ views
    Free Republic | April 8, 2004 | Jim Robinson
    As most of you are aware, we've recently received several copyright complaints. In the last few weeks, we've received complaints from the SJ Mercury News, Independent (UK), SF Chronicle and The Boston Globe. Just a couple days ago the Post-Gazette send a cease and desist notice and yesterday I heard from the Tribune-Review. Tonight, I got a call from Amy and there were two more registered letters at our PO Box. The McClatchy News (Sacramento Bee) and USAToday are now added to the list of publications that have complained about copyright violations. Well, folks, the handwriting is on the wall....