Update: Actions are currently being taken by the officials to remove the infringing site.
At 12:30AM(SGT) on the 23rd of July, Monday, Anime Festival Asia facebook page issued a notice of infringement against a cloned site. The statement is as below,
NOTICE OF INFRINGEMENT:
It has come to our notice that there has been an official infringement of copyright through a un-authorized badly cloned site of the AFA Indonesia Official Site. The organizers hereby declare that this site is in no way associate with AFA, or AFA Indonesia, or any of the organizing parties of AFA Indonesia. AFA will NOT SUPPORT any claims or whatsoever as a result of ticket purchases or information coming from the infringed website.
UNAUTHORIZED / INFRINGEMENT SITE (ILLEGAL): http://www.animefestivalasiaindonesia.com/
OFFICIAL SITE (LEGAL): http://www.animefestival.asia/afaid/
As of today, all ticketing of I LOVE ANISONG concert for AFA Indonesia 2012 will be done ONLY throughhttp://rajakarcis.com/ *Please do not trust other websites who claim they are selling tickets for AFA ID.
The organisers will be taking legal action on the infringed website. If any persons behind the infringed website is reading this, please remove the infringed website immediately. We strongly urge those who know the people behind this infringement to send information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please share this with all your friends, as to not be tricked by the unauthorized website.
In addition a notice have been place on the official site and can be seen on the following URL, http://www.animefestival.asia/afaid/notice.html.
Information online points to an address in Bandung, Indonesia. The contact person is also stated to be a female 24 year old from that part of the nation.
Official investigation are currently on the way. And as stated by the officials in the statement above, there will most likely be lawyers involved.
This is also the first time that such a thing has happened in AFA’s 5 year history.
It’s regretful that such a thing have happened…
So people please do take note!