From: “Internet 2”
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 10:15 AM
Subject: Demand for Immediate Take Down – Notice of Infringing Activity – MS
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Demand for Immediate Take-Down: Notice of Infringing Activity

CASE #: [snip]

20 February 2004

Dear Sir or Madam,

This letter serves as notification under the Digital Millennium Copyright
Act, 17 U.S.C. � 512, or equivalent notice provisions of your local law,
that content currently residing within your computer system infringes on the
copyrights of Microsoft Corporation. Moreover, the source code contains
proprietary trade secret information belonging to Microsoft. I am
authorized to act on behalf of Microsoft in this matter.

The infringing material residing on your system is the source code for
Windows 1998, Windows NT, and/or Windows 2000. This source code,
copyrighted by and proprietary to Microsoft, is on your system at the
following location:,,,
Posting of Microsoft’s source code as described above is not authorized by
Microsoft, any of its agents, or by law. Pursuant to this notification, you
should immediately take steps to locate and remove and/or disable access to
the Microsoft source code that is on your system at the web address detailed
above. As a service provider, you may otherwise be liable for copyright
infringement if, upon obtaining knowledge or awareness of infringing
material being stored upon your network, you do not act expeditiously to
remove, or disable access to, the material. 17 U.S.C. � 512(c).

The information in this notification is accurate. I swear under penalty of
perjury that I am authorized to act on behalf of Microsoft in regard to its
exclusive rights in the work(s) identified above that I believe has been and
continues to be infringed as described above.

We hereby give notice of these activities to you and request that you take
expeditious action to remove or disable access to the material described
above, and thereby prevent the illegal reproduction and distribution of this
source code via your company’s network.

We appreciate your cooperation in this matter. Please advise us regarding
what actions you take.

Yours sincerely,

James Young
Internet Investigator

for Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052
United States of America

E-mail: [email protected]

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