Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 06:33:34 -0300 To: koenig @ cyberlink.ch From: xxxx Subject: Fwd: copyright infringement They now claim copyrights over the Book of the Law!
> From: Adrian Leverkuhn(2) Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2003 17:38:01 -0700 To: WurDan@.... From: Bill Heidrick Subject: Re: Liber AL 93 Aleisterion, >I wrote you a letter in 1989 e.v. requesting from you permission to >quote from The Book of the Law. You were very kind and stated: "Liber >AL vel Legis, The Book of the Law, is in the public domain. You may >print it or quote it to your heart's content." Thank you for this; but >as I am writing material, and frequently need to quote from the Book >as Crowley did, I must ask you if this permission is still good. I >don't want to get into trouble and merely want to help Thelema, and >promulgate The Book of the Law. It's still ok. There have been changes in copyright law, and Liber AL is now considered back in copyright to a certain extent, variable from country to country and somewhat dependant on the edition used for the quoting. We favor free quoting, even when Liber AL is not public domain these days. 93 93/93 > To: <...@...COM.BR>; > Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 9:02 PM > Subject: copyright infringement > c...@....COM.BR > ... Informática Ltda > Rua ... > > Ordo Templi Orientis > (a not for profit religious corporation) > PO Box 684098 > Austin TX 78768 > email@example.com > (1) (512) 731-3193 > > September 5, 2002 > > by email (a copy was also sent to ...) > > Re: Abuse of copyright at in violation of Brazilian law and the DMCA at > > http://www.....com.br/horus > > which gives the following infringing listings: > > "Liber Al vel Legis - o Livro da Lei " which accesses > > http://www.....com.br/horus/liberal.zip > > "O Porquê e como do Êxtase - Aleister Crowley, tradução Dom > Marcelo Santos" which accesses > > http://www.....com.br/horus/extase.zip > > "Liber II - Texto de Crowley" which accesses > > http://www.....com.br/horus/liber2.zip > > "Rituais da 1ª tríade da O.T.O. - de Frater Baphomet XIº" [= > Aleister Crowley] which accesses the file > > http://www.....com.br/horus/1triade.zip > > > > Dear Sir or Madam > > Ordo Templi Orientis is the exclusive owner of copyrights of Aleister > Crowley (British author, 1875-1947), and I am authorized to act in this > matter. > > This is to give formal written notice to your company that your server > contains infringements of copyrights we exclusively control, in the form > of unauthorized Portuguese translations of material, listed above, that > is copyrighted material owned by our organization. > > We have determined that these infringements are in violation of > Brazilian copyright law. We assume that your terms of service are in > compliance with Brazilian law and industry standards, and prohibit > unauthorized copyright infringement. We respectfully demand that it be > removed from your server immediately. > > The use of the material infringed has never been authorized by Ordo > Templi Orientis (a California not-for-profit corporation), and that the > work is not in the public domain in Brazil. > > We have a UK High Court judgment proving that our organization owns the > copyrights of the English author Aleister Crowley, who wrote the > above-cited material. We also have an earlier US Federal Court decision > that upholds our ownership of the copyrights. We vigorously defend our > intellectual property > rights, in whatever country they are infringed. > > If you or your attorneys wish to have copies of our court decisions, we > can have our attorneys send copies by mail or fax. > > As this is a hostile infringment, we anticipate that the infringing > party will try to post this again, once it is apparent the work is > removed. If you can cancel any membership privileges held by the > infringer this might make future problems less likely. It appears that > the material was posted by a Marcelo Santos, who is a known past > infringer of our copyrights. > > The information in this notification is true and accurate. > > Sincerely, > > /S/ > > Adrian Leverkuhn > Assistant Secretary > Ordo Templi Orientis
Some ThingsCourt Case H.J. Metzger vs Walter Englert in the 1970s
1991 Opinion of a German prosecuting attorney's office on the body of the 'Caliphate'
Censorship in the UK
The "Caliphate" Book Patrol: Fahrenheit 418
Paul Joseph Rovelli versus the 'Caliphate', New York January 2000
1998, July 17 - 2000 October Austrian situation on Copyrights [German and English]
Trademark O.T.O.. By Leslie Anne Childress
2007 'Caliphat' Kasino in Deutschland
Items of Historical InterestIn 1930, Karl Germer sent a description of the Aleister Crowley LTD. to Fernando Pessoa
Karl Germer, L. Wilkinson and Lady Harris
Other BackgroundThe 'Caliphate'
Discussion about the instrument of succession. An introduction to the background, followed by a transcript of such discussion
National Grandmasters and OHOs of the O.T.O.
Minutes of the 11 IX°s 'Caliphate' election in 1985 where it was clearly said that the 'Caliph' is not the juro OHO
Playgame of an O.T.O.-Fatamorgana — Statistics, Censorship, Name Dropping. 2011.
Traduzione italiana: La versione play-game di un O.T.O.-Fatamorgana
Fetish, Self-Induction, Stigma and Rôleplay. 2011.
Traduzione italiana: Il feticcio, l’auto-induzione, lo stigma, il gioco di ruolo.
Tlumaczenie polskie: Fetysz. Rytualy. Resocjalizacja: Tozsamosc przez stygmat. Autoindukowana schizofrenia. Odgrywanie ról.
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