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What is Copyright Protection?

2020-04-22T08:23:01+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

©stoatphoto Do I have it? Do I deserve it? How do I obtain it? If such questions still cross your mind, you should have all of your doubts clarified once you read this short article. What is Copyright Protection? Copyright is a basic right and a form of protection provided to [...]

What Does Cease and Desist Letter (Abmahnung) From Marcin Zieliński Means?

2020-06-09T09:24:40+00:00March 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Did you find a Cease and Desist Letter (‘Abmahnung’ in German) in your mailbox sent by someone who claims to work with PhotoClaim? How to make sure it is not a scam but a valid email? What to do next? We will provide you with an answer in the next paragraphs. ©Canva [...]

What Makes Your Photos Prone to Getting Stolen

2020-03-31T12:58:06+00:00March 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |

You are almost there! It seems that you are pretty close to getting your portfolio classified for our monitoring. Your photos are already quite popular on the web but they are not on the top of image thieves picks, yet! Don’t worry, we have been here before. We’ve got a couple of questions for you [...]

500px Updated Their Terms & Conditions – Be Aware of What You Agree For

2020-02-26T06:57:59+00:00February 26th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Publicity is important. We do not question that. Global photo-sharing platforms may help you get recognition with your work. Just make sure the price for it is not too high.  ©Canva For us, taking care of photographers’ rights means monitoring the internet for stolen photos online, chasing image thieves but also [...]

A Successful Strategy Against Copyright Infringement

2020-01-22T13:40:18+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

When copyright infringement keeps you awake at night, a solid strategy against it is needed. Learn from our experience and fight together with us!  ©Canva Have the proof to prove your rights To start with, make sure you are always able to prove that the photo stolen online belongs to you. [...]

Do You Follow EU Copyright Jurisdiction? Photographer’s Permission for Republication Required

2020-01-10T12:47:00+00:00January 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Are you up to date with the copyright law? Today we share important information for all the Internet users, content creators and photographers. ©Jirapong Manustrong According to the European Court of Justice jurisdiction, Internet users are required to ask for a photographer’s permission before publishing their images, even if the pictures [...]

When You Discover Your Photos Being Sold on a Stock Photo Market

2020-01-03T10:01:24+00:00December 31st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever searched for a picture on a stock photo market? How would you feel if you discovered your image being sold there without your consent? Puzzled? Read the story below and find out what to do if something similar happens to you.  @Canva Stock photo markets, we have all [...]

What Can a Cease and Desist Notice do for Photography?Why PhotoClaim is Using This Tool?

2019-10-30T13:08:37+00:00October 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

You might have come across this weirdly sounding name: Cease and Desist Notice, also called ‘Abmahnung’ in German. What does it stand for and what can it do for photography? Find the answer below. ©Canva In the era of growing image theft, the need for special tools to track images and [...]

US vs. Canada – Differences in Copyright Law

2019-10-23T08:17:38+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The United States and Canada – neighbours but with different copyright rules for photos, books, paintings, music and all sorts of creative content. Get into the swing of the regulations in these parts of the world!   @Canva THE BERNE CONVENTION FOR EVERYONE Let’s start with something that both countries have [...]

A Short History of the Copyright Symbol

2019-09-20T13:13:07+00:00September 20th, 2019|Tags: , , |

If you are a photographer or a content creator, you must be familiar with the symbol ‘©’. But was it always the capitalised C letter in a circle? Also, do you know the history behind it? @VectorMine FIRST COPYRIGHT NOTICE Did the symbol always look the same and when was it [...]

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