I did a Google Image search early this past week of my ten best selling images and found several instances of them being used illegally. They were on Facebook, Blogspot and two private web sites.
In the case of the private web sites, I sent a polite email notifying the owner of his/her violation asking for my image to be removed. In both cases, my photos were removed. One of the site owners sent an apology and a sequence of emails letting me know how sorry he was.
For Google's Blogspot and for Facebook follow the information below.
To have an image removed from one or more of Google's many services, you should start here: [link=http://support.google.com/bin/static.py?hl=en&ts=1114905&page=ts.cs]... [ Read more...