That's the menacing statement printed in bold lettering at the top of TV Licensing's most recent threatogram.
In all likelihood anyone receiving this threatogram resides in a correctly unlicensed property already. That's according to the BBC's own figures, which state that more than 4 out of 5 unlicensed addresses are correctly unlicensed.
Despite that unequivocal fact, TV Licensing still churns out more than 100,000 threatening reminder letters every single working day. Of those 100,000 letters, each costing around 18.4 pence for postage alone (2012 figures), more than 80,000 of them are destined for properties where no TV licence is needed. That's at least £20,000 going straight down the drain every single working day.
The "10 days letter", which came onto the scene a few months ago, has attracted widespread consternation from our readers. In common with most TV Licensing threatograms, it barely acknowledges the fact that the recipient might not need a TV licence. In common with all TV Licensing letters, the threatening manner and legally-deceptive wording has been approved by a senior BBC manager.
The letter reads as follows:
Dear Sir or Madam,
There is no record of a TV Licence at this address. This means you are breaking the law if you are watching or recording programmes as they're being shown on TV, on any device.
We will not visit you for 10 days, but you must get correctly licensed.
We know how difficult it is to pay the bills at the moment. That's why we're giving you until [date] to get correctly licensed. Our investigation of your address has been put on hold, and we will not send an Enforcement Officer to your address during this time.
Call us on 0300 790 6156 by [date].
One of our specialist advisors will help check if you need a TV Licence. If you do, they'll help you find the best way to spread the cost. For example, our payment card lets you pay from £5.60 a week at any PayPoint. You can also pay by Direct Debit, or apply for a free licence if you're 75 or over.
If you think you don't need a licence, you should tell us in the next 10 days so we can update our records.
What happens if you decide to do nothing.
If you don't contact us by [date], we will then start a full investigation of your address. Please turn over for more information.
[Location] Enforcement Manager
So what happens, we hear you ask, if a person ignores the threats and fails to respond within 10 days? Absolutely nothing is the answer. The letters will continue to arrive every month; perhaps a TV Licensing goon with very few rights will attempt to visit; and then the cycle will eventually restart all over again.
Even if a person decides to humour TV Licensing by getting in touch, it will probably be a wasted effort. A quick glance at TV Licensing's Twitter feed aptly demonstrates how it continues to harass legitimate non-viewers, even after being informed about their no-TV status.
A TV licence is only needed for those properties where equipment is used to receive TV programme services. Anyone who doesn't need a TV licence, is under no legal obligation at all to communicate or co-operate with TV Licensing - they certainly don't need to "get correctly licensed" as the letter dishonestly states.
We strongly recommend non-viewers ignore TV Licensing entirely: simply keep quiet, bin its threatograms and leave its employees out in the cold. Most people who fall foul of TV Licensing have made the mistake of saying the wrong thing, thus incriminating them self. Totally blanking TV Licensing and saying nothing is by far the most effective approach.
Communicating with TV Licensing is a totally futile effort, so it's better to spend your time in more productive ways (like reading our free ebook).