[tor-project] Cease and Desist: Copyright Infringement.

Nathan Freitas nathan at freitas.net
Wed Oct 11 23:01:01 UTC 2017

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Dear Mr. Yawning Angel,

Greetings and salutations. Based on your previous communication from the
7th of September, 2017, I have been preparing an updated release of
Orbot that includes the appropriate notices. I will also ensure all
relevant documentation on accompanying app store pages, websites, source
code readme's, and so on, are also updated to include proper attribution.

I appreciate your need to bring all uses of Obfs4proxy into compliance,
and expect for this to be resolved shortly.

With all due regards,

    Mr. Nathanial Xavier Freitas

On 10/11/2017 06:22 PM, Yawning Angel wrote:
> Dear Mr. Nathan Freitas, > > It has come to my attention that you have made an unauthorized use
of > my copyrighted work entitled obfs4proxy (the "Work") in the
preparation > of a work derived therefrom. I have reserved all rights in
the Work, > which was first published on 2014. > > Your work entitled
Orbot, which appears as a binary distribution > available on the Google
Play store and F-Droid contains a copy of > the Work, without including
copies of the Work's copyright notice, > conditions, and disclaimer as
set out in the Work's software > license. > > Therefore, I believe you
have willfully infringed my rights under 17 > U.S.C. Section 101 et seq.
and could be liable for statutory damages as > high as $150,000 as set
forth in Section 504(c)(2) therein. > > I demand that you either comply
with the terms set forth in the > Work's software LICENSE, or
immediately cease the use and distribution > of all infringing works
derived from the Work, and all copies, > including electronic copies, of
same. And furthermore that you desist > from this or any other
infringement of my rights in the future. > > If I have not received an
affirmative response from you by October > 17th, 2017 indicating that
you have fully complied with these > requirements, I shall consider
taking any and all legal remedies > available to rectify this situation
at any time without further notice > to you. This letter is without
prejudice to my rights and claims, > which are expressly reserved. > >
Sincerely yours, > > Yawning Angel
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