Legal:DMCA/A village in Gandaki, Annapurna Range, Nepal.jpg Takedown

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From: Simon McGrath

Copyright Compliance Department Getty Images <redacted> Seattle, WA 98104

To: Lila Tretikov, Designated Agent

Wikimedia Foundation c/o CT Corporation System 818 West Seventh Street Los Angeles, California 90017 Email:

Date: April 23, 2015
Subject: Re: DMCA Notification of Copyright Infringement
Content: File:A village in Gandaki, Annapurna Range, Nepal.jpg

Dear Registered Agent: 1. We represent a variety of photographers ("Copyright Owner") who have authorized us to act on their behalf for copyright infringement notification. 2. Infringement of one of our photographer's photographs has been detected on the Wikimedia website at the following URL:,_Annapurna_Range,_Nepal.jpg. A Screenshot of the image in use is located below. The copyrighted image is of "Village with the breathtaking backdrop of the Annapurna range" and may be found on the Getty Images website here: 148895001 3. You are permitted to contact me and my contact information may be found at the conclusion of this letter. 4. I have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by Copyright Owner, its licensing representatives, or the law. The information provided herein is accurate to the best of my knowledge, and under penalty of perjury, I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. This letter is an official notification under the provisions of Section 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to effect removal of the detected infringements. Please send to me prompt response indicating the actions you have taken to resolve this matter or if you require additional information. Very truly yours, Simon McGrath Copyright Compliance Department Getty Images <redacted> Seattle, WA 98104