DMCA policy and takedown notices (NYC DOITT)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications of New York City, NY.


From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

a) A copy of the City of New York's DMCA policy;
b) Any takedown notices received by the Intellectual Property and Contracts Counsel (currently David Berman) from December 1998 to the day this request is processed

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave

From: FoilRequest

Mr. Musgrave,

I am writing in final response to your request under the Freedom of Information Law. Please see attached letter from the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

Cassandra Benito

I. Cassandra Benito
Records Access Counsel
Office of the General Counsel
New York City Department of
Information Technology & Telecommunications
255 Greenwich Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 646.769.2026<>


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