CEASE AND DESIST DEMAND
In accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code and International Copyright Standards
26th January, 2018
Re: Updateworld News
This communication details a cease and desist notice by Rafi. If you are represented by legal counsel, please direct this letter to your attorney immediately and have your attorney notify me of such representation. I am writing to notify you that your unlawful copying of my News infringes upon my exclusive copyrights. Accordingly, you are hereby directed to
CEASE AND DESIST ALL COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT.
I am the owner of a copyright in various aspects of News. Under United States copyright law, my copyrights have been in effect since the date that News was created. All copyrightable aspects of News are copyrighted under United States copyright law.
It has come to my attention that you have been copying News. I have copies of your unlawful copies to preserve as evidence. Your actions constitute copyright infringement in violation of United States’s copyright laws. Under 17 U.S.C. 504###, the consequences of copyright infringement include statutory damages of up to $30,000 per work, and damages of up to $150,000 per work for willful infringement. If you continue to engage in copyright infringement after receiving this letter, your actions will be evidence of “willful infringement.” Based upon the foregoing, I demand that you immediately (i) cease and desist your unlawful duplication of Cricket News and (ii) promptly communicate your assurance within ten (10) days that you will cease and desist from further infringement of my copyrighted works.
If you do not comply with this cease and desist demand within this time period, I am entitled to use your failure to comply as evidence of “willful infringement” and seek monetary damages and equitable relief for your copyright infringement. In the event you fail to meet this demand, please be advised that I will contemplate pursuing all available legal remedies, including seeking monetary damages, injunctive relief, and an order that you pay court costs and attorney’s fees. Your liability and exposure under such legal action could be considerable.
Before taking these steps, however, I wish to give you one opportunity to discontinue your illegal conduct by complying with this demand within ten (10) days. Accordingly, please reply to this email within ten (10) days with your acceptance of the attached Agreement.
The foregoing is without waiver of any and all rights of myself, all of which are expressly reserved herein. If you or your attorney have any questions, please contact me directly.
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Copyright Infringement Settlement Agreement
I, agree to immediately cease and desist copying News in exchange for Rafi releasing any and all claims against me for copyright infringement. In the event this agreement is breached by me, Rafi will be entitled to costs and attorney’s fees in any action brought to enforce this agreement and shall be free to pursue all rights that Rafi had as of the date of this letter as if this letter had never been signed.