[Resolved] Plagiarism of my articles.
A user of your site has plagiarized my article and I would like to have it removed please.
April 6, 2011
Dear Sir or Madam,
You are using a work that I own the copyright of. The name of the work involved is “Get crow awayis getting doom away”. It appears on a site operated by you at http://puckeypower.com/?m=201012&paged=101 I have reserved all rights to this work, which was first published at http://www.squidoo.com/crows_intelligence on 08/17/2008.
Your copying and or use of my work, which appear at the link above, is unauthorized. You neither asked, for nor received my permission to use the piece, nor to make or distribute copies of them in the manner you have. Furthermore, you have taken credit for my work and caused confusion as to whom the original author of the work is. Therefore, I believe you have willfully infringed my rights under 17 USC §101, et seq. and could be liable for statutory damages as high as $100,000. Further, such copyright infringement is a direct violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and International Copyright Law.
I demand that you immediately cease the use and distribution of the work and all copies of it, that you remove any further works you may have stolen and that you desist from this or any other infringement of my rights in the future. Furthermore, I demand that you post an apology on the site clarifying who the real author is and that you inform others that might have been misled by your misuse of the works’ origins.
If I have not received proof of compliance from you within 72 hours, I shall consider taking the full legal remedies available to rectify this situation including contacting my lawyer and/or your site’s administrators.
Please help to stop plagiarism by checking for duplicate copy before publishing an article on your site.
Lorelei Cohen aka A-Redneck
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