Legal:DMCA Nuclear football

    From the Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki
    From: <redacted>
    To: legal@wikimedia.org
    Date: June 17, 2019 at 13:59:00 PDT
    Subject: Notice of Unauthorized Use of Copyrighted Work / Jamie Chung / Commons Wikimedia
    Content: c:File:The nuclear football.jpg

    June 17, 2019 Sent Via E-mail to legal@wikimedia.org Eileen Hershenov, Designated Agent Wikimedia Foundation c/o CT Corporation System 818 West Seventh Street Los Angeles, CA 90017 Dear Ms Hershenov: I am writing on behalf of Great Bowery, parent company to Trunk Archive and Bernstein & Andriulli and the authorized agents of photographer Jamie Chung, copyright owner of the image of the “nuclear football” currently being displayed here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_nuclear_football.jpg Per the terms of his agreement with the Smithsonian Institution, Jamie Chung retains copyright ownership in this work, and it is not in the public domain. An authorized use of this image can be seen here: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/real-story-football-follows-president-everywhere-180952779/ Pursuant to the terms on your website, this letter is official notification under the provisions of Section 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to effect removal of the above-reported infringement and all other uses of the images by Wikimedia. I request that you immediately remove the above image and desist from posting the infringing content to your website in the future. I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material or reference or link to such material is not authorized by the copyright owner, his agents, or the law (e.g., as a fair use). The information provided here is accurate to the best of my knowledge. I swear under penalty of perjury that I am authorized to act on behalf of the copyright holder. Please send me, at copyright@greatbowery.com, a prompt response confirming the actions you have taken to resolve this matter. All rights expressly reserved. Sincerely, <redacted> <redacted> <redacted> GREAT BOWERY NEW YORK, NY <redacted> T: <redacted> WWW.GREATBOWERY.COM BERNSTEIN & ANDRIULLI | STREETERS | CLM | M.A.P. | TRUNK ARCHIVE | GALLERYSTOCK | GREAT BOWERY FILM CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This Material is intended for the named recipient and, unless otherwise expressly indicated, is confidential and privileged information. Any dissemination, distribution or copying of this material is prohibited.