Famous Cases of Stolen Photos You Have Never Heard About Before

2019-01-17T11:48:28+00:00January 17th, 2019|Tags: , , |

In the era of wide access to all kinds of information, content and data, somehow it became a common practice to steal images without thinking about the consequences. In the history of copyright infringement, there were a couple of cases which became quite popular all around the world. Curious what kind of iconic photos were [...]

Bulgaria – the Land Full of Sun and Copyright Infringement

2019-01-17T11:59:34+00:00December 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Holiday destination. A place which most people usually associate with sandy beaches and the Black Sea. Why link it with copyright infringements? Find the answer in the next couple of paragraphs. sdecoret For landscape photographers, Bulgaria used to be a spot where most would usually aim to [...]

Do What You Love and Protect Your Copyrights

2018-12-10T11:57:14+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Why do you take pictures? How often do you ask yourself what does photography really mean to you and why do you press the shutter button? With this article, we want to raise a little discussion but also remind you that no matter what photography means to you, you have the right to protect your [...]

ABMAHNUNG aka Cease and Desist Letter, Friendly Tool or a Dangerous Warning?

2018-12-10T11:57:14+00:00October 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Receiving a letter usually comes as a positive surprise. After all, who writes letters in the 21st century? Attorneys, busy with tracking employment and copyright law violations, still do (although, nowadays, they usually send those via e-mails)! And it is their correspondence which recently raised a lot of controversies among businessmen, private individuals but most [...]

Photokina 2018 – the Place to be!

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00September 20th, 2018|Tags: , , |

If you were to name one of the biggest phenomena of the 21st century, what would it be? Before you answer, look at your phone, check the most frequently used apps and try to draw a conclusion. It should not take long to notice that you cannot ignore the imaging culture which has been rapidly [...]

Celebrity Jessica Simpson, to pay damages for copyright infringement?

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Celebrity Jessica Simpson could not predict that uploading a photograph of herself on social media could make her pay damages for copyright infringement. Although she could have learnt a lesson from Bruno Mars’ recent infringement case, couldn’t she? Rita Mehesz What’s the story? The photograph shows Simpson [...]

‘I found it on Google’ +10 other excuses used by photo infringers.

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00January 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

So here is a scenario: your photo was stolen and you want to do something about it. Let's assume that you send a message to photo infringers with a request to remove it from their website – most probably they won't even respond. But if they do – brace yourselves.  You wouldn’t believe the logic [...]

Pixdetect is now RightsPilot

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00December 27th, 2017|

Dear Photographers, As you may have noticed in the most recent Latest Findings document, there has been an update regarding the documentation of the copyright infringements. Pixdetect UG has been renamed to RightsPilot UG. For this reason, we would like to take this opportunity to inform you that our cooperation partner in securing the evidence will be active in [...]

Why Bruno Mars is being sued for copyright infringement?

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00December 1st, 2017|Tags: , , |

Photographer Catherine McGann filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Bruno Mars and his record label, Warner Music, after the singer posted a childhood photo of himself on Instagram and other social media platforms. Photo by Gallks Over 1,2 milion That is how many times the photo has been [...]

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