Successful Defense of Copyright Violation

posted on 8th of june, 2012

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]...

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Comments (31)

Posted by Chaggar on September 12, 2012
Hi, All,
I am new to this site. I am wondering why people would buy photos on this site when one could google almost any image and quite similar. Doesn't Google make it hard to sell photos on this site?
Posted by Rosseels on June 15, 2012
Thank you for this useful information. I had a pic with watermark removed from a Facebook site within 24 hours. Fantastic!
Posted by Cleaper on June 15, 2012
Really useful blog - thank you for the info!

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