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From: Janes Copyright To: "" Sender: "Ward, David" Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 03:38:46 -0600 Subject: Unauthorised hosting of Jane's Fighting Ships data

Dear Mr Scott,

I bring to your attention that your website ( is hosting information that is the copyright of IHS Global Limited.

Whilst I understand that the site is not hosting this data for any monetary gain you will, I am sure, understand that copyright exists over this data and that IHS Global Limited has a strong interest in ensuring that the data is available only through its own channels and through its own brands.

The data in question is from the 1990-1991 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships and can be found in the text file 'armstech.txt', which is located at the following location on the site, armstech.txt.

As stated earlier, the data held within this file is the copyright of IHS Global Limited, owner of the Jane's Fighting Ships publication and brand, and is available only to its subscribers; by hosting this data and making it free to download you are in breach of international copyright laws.

I therefore ask you, as proprietor of, to remove this data from the site and any associated mirror sites within the next 7 days from the date of this email and confirm your action by reply. Failure to take action may result in this matter being placed in the hands of the IHS Global Limited legal team and further action being taken against you.

Yours sincerely, David Ward

David Ward Head of Production Operations IHS Jane's IHS Global Limited, Sentinel House, 163 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5= 2YH, United Kingdom Phone: +44 (0)20 8700 3874 Email:<> Web: and

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