[news=http://img93.imageshack.us/img93/5585/pwt2hg14ar.jpg]The site is down until further notice. It is a damn shame to see the best WWE/WCW/ECW/Indy wrestling torrent site go down. Apparently XWT is next on the hitlist among others.
April 18, 2006
By email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Re: Unauthorized Use of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. Intellectual Property: WWE IMAGES/Footage
Our File: WWE USA INF 442
Dear Mr. Baily:
As you know, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. is the exclusive owner of numerous trademarks, service marks, and copyrights, including numerous copyrights for the images of its talent, and show footage. As owner of numerous copyrights, we vigilantly protect our copyrighted works and will not tolerate any infringement of the same.
WWE has recently acquired evidence that you are, AGAIN, infringing our copyrights, specifically, by posting WWE copyrighted images, and/or footage on your www.pwtorrents.net website. Your actions constitute actionable copyright infringement. Under U.S. Copyright law, we may be able to obtain actual damages plus any additional profits you made on the infringing products, or statutory damages of up to $150,000 per work infringed, counsel fees and costs (17 U.S.C. §504, 505). In addition, under U.S. Federal Criminal law, you may face criminal sanctions, including imprisonment and fines (18 U.S.C. §2319).
In the interest of avoiding costly legal proceedings, we demand that you:
1. immediately and permanently cease posting any WWE images and/or footage on your www.pwtorrents.net website, and agree not to post any WWE copyrighted works, now or in the future;
2. immediately remove WWE copyrighted images and footage from your www.pwtorrents.net website;
3. confirm in writing that you have complied with all of WWE ’s demands by signing and returning a copy of the Acknowledgement and Agreement included below.
The demands made herein are not made to the exclusion of other remedies to which WWE is entitled and WWE specifically reserves the right to seek all remedies available to it under federal law and state law as a result of your infringing activities.
If we do not hear from you by April 19, 2006, we WILL take further legal action.
Stacy L. Papachristos
Hope this doesn't break any forum rules I just thought others might like to know what is going on in the pro wrestling torrent world.[/news]