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Second Email Ive Received by my ISP ( AT&T)

6-11-10- 1st email i never saw it until i saw the 2nd one

7-28-10- 2nd email by ISP. Which then i realized that they had sent me another before.

1half of the Letter is a statement by my ISP. 2nd half is the statement sent by FOX forwarded to me by my ISP

Just wondering if anybody has faced this problem before? should i be worried? What should i do?

MY NAME

LOCATION

Dear MY NAME

We recently received the attached notice from Fox claiming that your Internet account may have been used for copyright infringement. Specifically, Fox claims that your account was used to reproduce and/or distribute copyrighted content without authorization to other users of an Internet-based file-sharing network. We are forwarding this notice at the request of Fox -- please see the enclosed document.

Content providers such as Fox routinely monitor file-sharing networks to determine if their copyrighted movies and music are being distributed illegally over the Internet. Fox identified your AT&T account by its numeric IP address, a string of numbers identifiable by any site from which you upload or download files. When an Internet user connects to file-sharing networks, the IP address assigned to the computer connected to the Internet becomes publicly available to other members of the network. Consistent with our Customer Privacy Policy, AT&T has not released your name or any other personal information to Fox, but is forwarding this notice to you so that this issue may be resolved without any further action.

You should be aware that copyright infringement is a violation of U.S. law, and potentially punishable by fines and other criminal penalties. It also is a violation of the AT&T Acceptable Use Policy, which governs your use of AT&T Internet services. If infringing activity persists, Fox may choose to seek a court order requiring AT&T to provide it with your name and address so it can pursue legal action against you.

By forwarding this complaint, AT&T is not making any accusation of wrongdoing. Rather, we are bringing Fox's notice to your attention so that you can take prompt and appropriate steps to prevent any further activity of this nature from occurring over your Internet account. Steps you may consider taking include:

1. Ceasing any sharing of copyrighted content that might be occurring via file sharing software, services or networks;

2. Securing your home Wi-Fi network to ensure others are not accessing the Internet through your connection to download or distribute illegal content;

3. Talking with family members or guests who may have used your Internet connection in ways you are not aware of;

4. Using virus and spyware protection software to protect against security threats and ensure your Internet connection is not being used in ways that you have not authorized;

5. Learning how federal copyright law applies to online activities by visiting the U.S. Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/.

Violations of the Acceptable Use Policy can result in termination of your AT&T service. We encourage you to review the AT&T Acceptable Use Policy online at http://www.corp.att.com/aup/ and the AT&T Customer Privacy Policy at http://www.att.com/privacy.

AT&T is committed to protecting your personal information and ensuring the best possible online experience for all customers. Please review the attached letter for information regarding the alleged copyright infringement. If you have any questions regarding your AT&T Internet account or AT&T policies, please call us at 1-866-618-7991 or email us at complaintresponse@abuse-att.net.

Notice of Copyright Infringement

Re: Unauthorized Use of Fox Property

Notice ID: [Private]

Notice Date: 06-30-2010

Dear Sir or Madam:

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATION and its affiliated companies (col=

lectively, "Fox") own intellectual property rights, including exclusive =

rights protected under copyright law, in many motion pictures, televisio=

n programs and other audiovisual works (collectively, the Fox Titles). =

We believe that your SBC Internet Services Internet account is being use=

d to reproduce and/or distribute copies of one or more Fox Titles on the=

Internet, in violation of Fox's legal rights. We have set forth at the =

close of this letter the details concerning this infringement, including=

the title(s) of the Fox Title(s) in question, the IP address of your ac=

count at the time of the infringement, and the date and time of the infr=

ingement. The documentation included at the end of this notice specifies=

the location of the infringement. The audiovisual works being offered =

through your Internet account include the following:

PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF

The copying and/or distribution of copies of copyrighted audiovisual wor=

ks without the authorization of the copyright owner constitutes copyrigh=

t infringement under the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. section 106, 501.=

This conduct may subject you to significant liability, including statut=

ory damages of up to $150,000 per infringed work for willful infringemen=

t. Under certain circumstances, copyright infringement can give rise to =

federal criminal liability, with penalties as high as five years impriso=

nment plus a $250,000 fine. (See 17 U.S.C. section 506; 18 U.S.C. sectio=

n 2319.)=20

Such infringing activity also constitutes a violation of SBC Internet Se=

rvices's Abuse Policy/Terms of Service Agreement, and such breach may gi=

ve SBC Internet Services the right to terminate your Internet access ser=

vice. =20

Fox is committed to creating a positive online environment where consume=

rs have many legal choices for enjoying movies and TV shows over the Int=

ernet, and we hope you will take advantage of this growing array of safe=

, legitimate options. Although various legal and equitable remedies ma=

y be available to Fox as a result of such infringement, Fox believes tha=

t the entire Internet community benefits when these matters are resolved=

cooperatively. We urge you to take immediate action to effect removal=

of the detected infringement listed in the below report, including:

1) Cease any unauthorized offering or downloading of the above title(s),=

and any other film or television titles whose copyright is owned Fox, o=

n any peer-to-peer or other internet services; and=20

2) Delete from your computer any unauthorized copies of the above title(=

s), and any other film or television titles owned by the Fox, which you =

have downloaded from or offered on any peer-to-peer or other internet se=

rvices.=20

3) Send us a prompt response, which makes reference to Notice ID [Private], indicating the actions you have taken to resolve this matter. Cor=

respondence should be directed to:

Email:=20

Fox.antipiracy@dtecnet.com

or:

http://www.dtecnet.com/foxnotice

Please reference the Notice ID [Private] in all correspondence.=20

If you have general questions about the notice, you can learn more by vi=

siting the following website: www.respectcopyrights.org. You can also=

learn more about protecting creativity and respecting copyrights by vis=

iting the MPAA's general web site at http://www.mpaa.org/piracy.asp. =20

The undersigned has a good faith belief that use of Fox's property in th=

e manner described herein is not authorized by Fox, its agents or the la=

w. Also, we hereby state, under penalty of perjury, under the laws of t=

he State of California and under the laws of the United States, that the=

information in this notification is accurate and that the undersigned i=

s authorized to act on behalf of Fox with respect to this matter.

Please be advised that this letter is not and is not intended to be a co=

mplete statement of the facts or law as they may pertain to this matter =

or of Fox's positions, rights or remedies, legal or equitable, all of wh=

ich are specifically reserved. =20

Regards,

Thomas Sehested

CEO, DtecNet Inc.

Fox Copyright Compliance #: 800-605-4953=20

Fax: 650-560-6385 =20

Fox.antipiracy@dtecnet.com

Evidentiary Information:

Notice ID: [Private]

Asset: PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF

Protocol: BitTorrent

IP Address: [Private]

DNS: [Private]

Port ID: [Private]

File Name: Percy Jackson and the Olympians (2010) R5 DVDRip XviD-MAXSPEE=

D

File Size: 1184715413

Timestamp: 2010-06-26 22:28:03.273 GMT

Last Seen Date: 2010-06-26 22:28:03.273 GMT

=0A=0AIf you have some issues please reply to fox.antipiracy@dtecnet.com=

, reply to no-reply@dtecnet.com will be ignored.=0A=0A- ---Start ACNS XM=

L=0A<?xml version=3D"1.0" ?>=20

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3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"> <Case>

<ID>[Private] </ID>=20

<Status>OPEN</Status>=20

<Severity>Normal</Severity>=20

</Case>

<Complainant>

<Entity>Fox</Entity>=20

<Contact>Fox</Contact>=20

<Address></Address>=20

<Phone>020-3287-8178</Phone>=20

<Email>fox.antipiracy@dtecnet.com</Email>=20

</Complainant>

<Service_Provider>

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<Contact></Contact>=20

<Address></Address>=20

<Phone></Phone>

<Email>acns@att.com</Email>=20

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<IP_Address>[Private] </IP_Address>=20

<Port>[Private] </Port>=20

<Type>BitTorrent</Type>=20

<UserName></UserName>=20

<Number_Files>1</Number_Files>=20

</Source>

<Content>

<Item>

<Title>PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF</Title>=20

<Artist></Artist>

<FileName>Percy Jackson and the Olympians (2010) R5 DVDRip XviD-MAXSP=

EED</FileName>=20

<FileSize>1184715413</FileSize>=20

<Type>Video</Type>=20

<Hash Type=3D"SHA1">C39D9E108B50A47B51A1A8CC90A9B074730BF965</Hash>

</Item>

</Content>

<History></History>=20

<Notes></Notes>

</Infringement>

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Last Seen Date: 2010-06-26 22:28:03.273 GMT- I saw this DATE and i noticed that the email i received was 7-28-10 so they sent me an E-mail almost a month later. WHy? is it because i didnt reply to the first one?

I took this step & sent a Prompt response to http://www.dtecnet.com/foxnotice, They didnt ask for any personal info. It just asked for a NOTICE ID. So i provided the Notice ID ONLY and said " I received an email about copyright infringement. I am taking the necessary steps to resolve this issue" Was that the wrong or right thing to do?

Should i be worried? Ive been stressing about this just because of the fact that this is the 2nd E-mail ive received. If i wouldve seen the 1st i dont think i wouldve received a 2nd one. Im just wondering what other additional steps should i take? just wait and see what happens?

Thanks for reading guys.Hopefully this isnt such a Big issue as im making it to be.

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Well generally this is just a scare tactic, but the threats are a real possiblity if they see you doing this multiple times. The amount of times that lowly file-sharers have been actually sent to court have been very minimal but they make it sound very common. the 150,000 dollar fine for instance, they have yet to fine anyone over 6700 yet for a single infringement, but still that is a lot of money.

Most people experienced in dealing with this will tell you not to respond to the email because it supplies them with a name, and basically adds you to their watch list.

Reading through it this doesn't look like a second message, but rather an entirely different one, as if they logged your IP on the 30th as well as the 11th of June.

You might want to look up speculative invoicing. This isn't really the same thing but the idea and tactics are similar.

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I looked up dtecnet.com:

Domain Name: DTECNET.COM

Registrar: CSL COMPUTER SERVICE LANGENBACH GMBH D/B/A JOKER.COM

Whois Server: whois.joker.com

Referral URL: http://www.joker.com

Name Server: NS1.123HOTEL.DK

Name Server: NS2.123HOTEL.DK

Status: clientTransferProhibited

Updated Date: 22-sep-2008

Creation Date: 22-sep-2004

Expiration Date: 22-sep-2010

Looks kind of flaky to me. I wouldn't reply to them under any circumstances. They may be phishing for names to sell to the MPAA or studios.

I suppose that was inevitable. We appear to have bounty hunters now.

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