[theme-reviewers] I got a Copyright Infringement Notice overawebsite that I don't even own :'(

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Wed Aug 3 00:23:22 UTC 2011

The main thing I would do differently is NOT disclose your *own* domain; it
is entirely irrelevant to the DMCA takedown you were served. Simply pointing
out that you are not the owner of the domain in question should be more than


On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 7:19 PM, Claude Needham <gxxaxx at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 5:11 PM, Edward Caissie <edward.caissie at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I just use the Otto method the few times I've had it happen ... hope it
> > clears up quickly for you.
> > Cais.
> I've changed my policy recently.
> Used to send them an email along with proper whois etc.
> However, there have been a couple of occasions when copyright
> infringement smoke up the behind was used for phishing.
> Hence, my new policy is to ignore them.
> Figure I don't need to do their whois work for them.
> I don't expect these guys to be all grateful or email back offering a
> contract for webdesign or whois consulting :()
> In spite of the zero upside, I would probably help them out a bit,
> but.... the downside of phishing dampens such enthusiasm.
> Regards,
> Claude Needham
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