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    A DMCA Counternotice was received for this takedown on January 30th 2016 and can be found at File:OzTAM counternotice Redacted.pdf. The original complainant was notified on February 2nd and by law we must wait 10 business days (February 16th) for a response before restoring the content.

    From: <redacted> <<redacted>>
    Date: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 5:42 PM
    Subject: Formal DCMA Take Down Notice - Publication of OzTAM Data in the Public Domain
    To: Wikimedia Legal <>
    Cc: <redacted><<redacted>>

    To the Wikimedia Foundation




    OzTAM Pty Limited is the copyright owner of the ratings information being infringed at:



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    The entirety of the above two tables consists of data being infringed.


    This letter is official notification under the provisions of Section 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) to effect removal of the above-reported infringements. I request that you immediately issue a cancellation message as specified in RFC 1036 for the specified postings and prevent the infringer from posting the infringing data to your servers in the future. Please be advised that law requires you, as a service provider, to “expeditiously remove or disable access to” the infringing data upon receiving this notice. Noncompliance may result in a loss of immunity for liability under the DMCA.


    I have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of here is not authorised by OzTAM, the copyright holder, or the law. The information provided here is accurate to the best of my knowledge. I swear under penalty of perjury that OzTAM is the copyright holder.


    Please send me at the address noted below a prompt response indicating the actions you have taken to resolve this matter.


    Yours sincerely

    Chief Executive Officer
    OzTAM Pty Ltd