[Rtir] DMCA complaints

Kenneth Marshall ktm at rice.edu
Fri Jan 21 09:54:38 EST 2011

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 04:01:03PM -0500, Jesse Vincent wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 09:06:05AM -0600, Kenneth Marshall wrote:
> > Hi RTIR users.
> > 
> > I see on the features screen for RTIR:
> > 
> > http://bestpractical.com/rtir/features.html
> > 
> > that there are custom parsers for handling
> > DMCA complaints. Does anyone where they can
> > be found? We are investigating using RTIR
> > and that would be a big plus. Any help would
> > be appreciated.
> I know we have a few floating around, though I'm not sure of their current state. Can you tell us a bit more about the formats you currently get things in?
> Best,
> Jesse
Hi Jesse,

Here is a sanitized version of the DMCA notifications that we
are receiving.

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Subject: DMCA Template
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:37:41 -0600
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Cc: Scarborough Marc <marcs at rice.edu>
To: Marshall Ken <ktm at rice.edu>
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This is a sanitized example:

From: hbo_p2p-no-reply at copyright-compliance.com
Date: January 19, 2011 3:38:33 AM CST
To: address at rice.edu
Subject: HBO P2P Notice ID: 123-1234567 Notice of Infringement
Reply-To: hbo_p2p-no-reply at copyright-compliance.com

Hash: SHA1

Rice University


RE: Unauthorized Distribution of a Copyrighted HBO Television Program=20

Dear Rice University:

We are writing this letter on behalf of Home Box Office, Inc. ("HBO").

We have received information leading us to believe that an individual =
has utilized the below-referenced IP address at the noted date and time =
to offer downloads of copyrighted television program(s) through a =
"peer-to-peer" service.

The distribution of unauthorized copies of copyrighted television =
programs constitutes copyright infringement under the Copyright Act, =
Title 17 United States Code Section 106(3).=20

Since you own the below-referenced IP address, we request that you =
immediately do the following:
1) Disable access to the individual who has engaged in the conduct =
described above; and/or
2) Take other appropriate action against the account holder under your =
Abuse Policy/Terms of Service Agreement.

On behalf of HBO, owner of the exclusive rights to the copyrighted =
material at issue in this notice, we hereby state, that we have a good =
faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not =
authorized by HBO, its respective agents, or the law.

Also, we hereby state, under penalty of perjury, under the laws of the =
State of New York and under the laws of the United States, that the =
information in this notification is accurate and that we are authorized =
to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive rights being infringed as =
set forth in this notification.

Please direct any end user queries to the following address:

Osama Hussain, Esq.
BayTSP Compliance

BayTSP.com Inc. - as an Authorized Agent of Home Box Office, Inc.
PO Box 1314 - Los Gatos, CA 95031
Phone:: 408-341-2305  fax::  408-341-2399
hbo_p2p at copyright-compliance.com

*pgp public key is available on the key server at <http://pgp.mit.edu>

Evidentiary Information:

Notice ID: 123-1234567
Asset: Real Time With Bill Maher
Protocol: BitTorrent
IP Address:
DNS: somecomputer.rice.edu
File Name: Real.Time.With.Bill.Maher.2010.11.12.HDTV.XviD-FQM.[VTV].avi
File Size: 577109404
Timestamp: 01 Jan 2011 19:41:11 GMT
Last Seen Date: 01 Jan 2011 19:41:11 GMT
Torrent Info Hash: aec1fde426c5f2053fdf46d6981069c2e6d53e30|577109404
Port ID: 50708

- ---Start ACNS XML
<?xml version=3D"1.0" encoding=3D"utf-8"?>

<Infringement xsi:schemaLocation=3D"http://www.movielabs.com/ACNS =
http://www.movielabs.com/ACNS/ACNS2v1.xsd" =
xmlns=3D"http://www.movielabs.com/ACNS" =
   <Contact>Compliance Team, Compliance Manager</Contact>
   <Address>P.O. Box 1314, Los Gatos, California 95031 United States of =
   <Phone>(408) 341-2300,(408) 341-2399</Phone>
   <Email>hbo_p2p at copyright-compliance.com</Email>
   <Entity>Rice University</Entity>
   <Email>address at rice.edu</Email>
     <Title>Real Time With Bill Maher</Title>
- ---End ACNS XML
Version: 8.0


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