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COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

How Photo Thieves Try to Get Away With It

2020-11-05T08:24:43+00:00October 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

’I found it on Google, so I can use it for free‘ – this reasoning comes back like a boomerang when chasing image theft. Sometimes, it might be due to ignorance, but it happens deliberately as well. The lack of copyright knowledge not only does not serve as an excuse for an infringement but is also [...]

My Biggest Copyright Win, a story by Jacob Roskam

2020-08-19T09:21:38+00:00August 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

When one picture is being used in countless publications without photographer’s consent… Jacob Roskam shares the story about the long way he went through to claim his rights and how he set up a cooperation with PhotoClaim.   ©Jacob Roskam Back in June 1992, I had to photograph a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Use Photos from Unsplash?

2019-10-23T08:41:25+00:00September 9th, 2019|Tags: , , |

You might think that Unsplash is just another stock images service. Everything looks pretty legit, images are put into categories, all you have to do is register for free. But there is one thing which remains unclear – the copyrights of the pictures you are going to use. ©Canva A lot [...]

Make Sure You Don’t Send Us the Photos You Sell on Stock Markets

2019-10-23T08:58:49+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , |

Do you sell your pictures on stock markets? If so, make sure you do not send them to us to process. Find out why! ©Canva There are a couple of different ways to make money from your photographs. Putting them on stock markets is the one we would like to focus [...]

Did You Find Your Photos Stolen on Instagram? Let Us Know!

2020-11-06T09:05:58+00:00July 8th, 2019|Tags: , , |

How many times a day do you scroll your Instagram feed? Hard to count, right? You may find something that catches your attention: your pictures being stolen!  From now on, if you see someone is using your photo on Instagram, please let us know about it as soon as you can. Your image copyright needs [...]

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