Plain Stealing


posted on 26th of october, 2012

So... I was informed yesterday by a dear friend that my husband's image is posted on Facebook:

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It came complete with a "Wow! Please share this photo" description!

It was credited to someone else, not to Georges Kyrillos.

This was enough to make me panic. Then I saw the number of shares and how things were getting out of control very quickly. I did comment, I did sent the page a message to please remove the image, & I did file a Facebook complaint for copyrights infringement.

Very few people responded positively (0 response from the page, though), but most were sarcastic and disrespectful...

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Comments (32)

Posted by Georgeskyrillos on November 08, 2012
Will be checking Blogger then from now on...
For us, it was more than 1,200 shares!!
Posted by Mangalika on November 05, 2012
Nonsense act! :( That totally hurts the photographer himself. It happened with one of our friends. He used two water marks. They could remove his watermark easily which was not on the subject but ignored the small one which was on the subject. When he discovered it the damage has happened already. Over 100 shares etc.... :(
Posted by Dprogers on November 04, 2012
Far worse than Facebook is (Google's) Blogger, who do their best to ostracize the person complaining about the theft of their intellectual property and make lame excuses such as 'we're just a content site blah blah blah'.



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