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Subject: Re: Remove PluginJewels from RockBox downloads immediately

Re: Remove PluginJewels from RockBox downloads immediately

From: Joseph Jones <bumpycarrot_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-04-15

On 4/15/06, Dominik Riebeling <dominik.riebeling@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I just received the following mail today -- I guess because I recently
> edited the wiki page (at least it shows me as the last editor of the
> page up to now) and my mail address can be found on the wiki. I'm
> somewhat unsure how to react to this -- at least the mail doesn't seem
> to be forged. Should I direct him to rockbox-dev? Or is there any
> other "official representative" for stuff like this?
>
> I hope we can solve this issue pretty quickly.
>
> - Dominik
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Dave Haas <dave@popcap.com>
> Date: Apr 14, 2006 11:18 PM
> Subject: Remove PluginJewels from RockBox downloads immediately
> To: Dominik.Riebeling@gmail.com
> Cc: Dave Haas <dave@popcap.com>
>
>
> Mr. Riebeling:
>
> The game PluginJewels, for use on RockBox and available at
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/PluginJewels, is a blatant
> copyright violation of Bejeweled, the popular match-three game owned by
> my company, PopCap Games, Inc., of Seattle, Washington, USA. I am
> writing to you to demand that you remove PluginJewels from
> www.rockbox.org and all other sites where users may download this game
> for the Rockbox, no later than April 30, 2006. PopCap Games takes
> seriously all copyright and trademark violations of our games and, if
> necessary, we will enforce our rights to the fullest extent of the law.
>
> Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. I await your
> response.
>
> David K. Haas
> Chief Operating Officer
> PopCap Games, Inc.
>
>

Whilst I realise this is a serious matter, you'd think that the
Rockbox userbase was large enough to represent a serious threat to
their profits. How sad. I wonder whether this is due to the recent
slashdotting.

--
Joe Jones
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Received on Sat Apr 15 01:58:51 2006

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