Εγινε απο το piratebay οταν οι δικηγοροι της apple τους εστειλαν ενα απειλητικο e-mail
Subject: Re: Illegal Dissemination of Apple Intellectual Property From: anakata To: IRamage@OMM.com > April 21, 2005 > > VIA EMAIL > > NOT FOR POSTING > > Fredrik Neij > Registrant of www.piratebay.org > > Re: Apple Intellectual Property Disseminated by > www.piratebay.org > > Dear Mr. Neij: > > We represent Apple Computer, Inc. On or before April 21, 2005, the > site www.piratebay.org was in the process of distributing and/or > facilitating the distribution of a misappropriated copy of an > unreleased version of Apple's operating system software, Tiger 10.4, > Build 8A428. The software constitutes an Apple trade secret and is > copyrighted. Awh, come on, I've heard the expression "a few bad apples", but this is just ridiculous. > Apple has a well-known, longstanding policy of closely guarding > information about its unreleased products as trade secrets. I've heard that before somewhere. I just can't remember where... > We demand that you immediately disable the torrent and/or tracker and > prevent further distribution of Apple's trade secret and copyrighted > material. We demand that you provide us with entertainment by sending more legal threats. Please? > Apple further demands that you provide us with all information > relating to the posting of torrents enabling the distribution of Mac > OS X Tiger, Build 8A428, including all log files and tracker files > associated with such torrents. Apple also demands all information > related to the identity of the persons who created such torrent files > and/or who uploaded the software referenced by those torrent files, as > well as the identities of all individuals who participated in the > uploading and downloading of Apple's software. If you fail to > maintain the evidence of this illegal activity, you will be subject to > severe sanctions. In particular, if you destroy or hide any evidence, > you will be subject to civil and criminal penalties. Please produce > all requested information by the end of the day, Friday, April 22, > 2005. Even if we had that information, which we don't, do you really think we would provide it to you? > Builds of unreleased Apple software are distributed under strict > confidentiality agreements. Your torrent site appears to be engaged > in a practice of soliciting and disseminating Apple trade secrets. > This practice is grounds for both civil and criminal liability. To > avoid further liability, you must refrain from inducing the breach of > any Apple confidentiality agreements, soliciting Apple trade secrets, > and distributing Apple trade secrets on your site. ...Or what? You and Hans Brix will send us angry letters? Fortunately for you, we don't keep sharks as pets. > Apple is prepared to take further actions to stop the sites illegal > activities, and Apple expressly reserves its rights. I am available > to discuss this matter at any time. If you are represented by counsel > in this matter, please provide me with the identity of that counsel. Instead of simply recommending that you sodomize yourself with a retractable baton, let me recommend a specific model - the ASP 21". The previous lawyers tried to use a cheaper brand, but it broke during the action. > > Sincerely, > > Ian Ramage > OMelveny & Myers LLP > Embarcadero Center West > 275 Battery Street, Suite 2600 > (415) 984-8783 (direct) > (415) 984-8701 (fax) > email@example.com > > This message and any attached documents contain information from the > law firm of OMelveny & Myers LLP that may be confidential and/or > privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, you may not read, > copy, distribute, or use this information. If you have received this > transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately by reply > e-mail and then delete this message. It's OK with you that we post this message on http://static.thepiratebay.org/legal/ ? Because I just did, and I'm so afraid of you and your nice titles and shiny offices :-(.