COPYRIGHT

How Was the Idea for PhotoClaim Born? An Interview with Nico Trinkhaus

2020-01-22T11:42:26+00:00January 20th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Introducing Success Stories by PhotoClaim! ’To Capture all the European capitals and raise global awareness of image theft‘, Nico Trinkhaus, PhotoClaim’s founder, talks about his goals and dreams. PhotoClaim: How old were you when you had the camera in your hands for the very first time? Nico Trinkhaus: Must have been [...]

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 [...]

Copyright Ownership Still Shocks Internet Users in 2019

2019-11-07T10:02:05+00:00November 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Living in the 21st century, we take certain things for granted. In the era in which the majority of Internet users can be called ’digital natives’, you may think that the idea of copyright should be crystal clear and respected. Yet, here is another case which will prove you wrong. ©Canva [...]

Image Theft Online and How You Can Fight It Back

2019-10-22T11:25:39+00:00September 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Today we are sharing an eye-opening personal story of Christiana Key, the photographer and author of the book "Style, Light, Shoot! – Creative Photography with DIY-Equipment" - about how her pictures were getting stolen without her consent and how we managed to regain the money from the copyrights. [...]

Small Claims Enforcement Approved by the US Senate

2019-10-23T08:50:44+00:00August 8th, 2019|Tags: , |

Good news for all the American creators! The Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement Act legislation was passed by the Senate Judiciary. It got the majority vote and is soon to receive a full Senate vote. @Feng Yu The act brings a great, cheaper alternative to bringing cases directly to the [...]

5 Myths About Copyright

2019-10-23T09:05:16+00:00June 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Copyright law is often misinterpreted. We heard legends about people using pictures which do not belong to them. Make sure you do not make these common mistakes. © g-stockstudio Stealing photos is easy but it should not escape unseen. Ignorantia legis non excusat  – ignorance of the law is not an [...]

What Is Your Investment When Choosing PhotoClaim?

2019-10-23T09:12:50+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , |

Let me guess, you have been thinking about signing up with PhotoClaim but are not sure how much it may cost you? Let’s talk about money then! ⓒkachka Have you ever tried to anticipate how many of your photos might have been already stolen and how many [...]

Why Copyright Literacy is a Must in our Times

2019-10-23T09:21:56+00:00April 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

You are reading this article which means that you are a literate person. What about copyright literacy? Can you still consider yourself literate in this field? ⓒChinnapong In the digital era, with its constant creation and spread of content, the ability to read and write is not [...]

Copyright Law vs. Public Domain

2019-10-23T09:24:02+00:00April 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

A term frequently used in the copyright parlance but never clearly defined. No wonder so many people struggle with its definition and usage. How to figure out if something is in the public domain? Let’s find the answer to this question together.   ©olivier le moal PUBLIC [...]

The Origins of Copyright Law – When Photographers Gained Protection

2019-10-23T09:31:16+00:00January 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Copyright is currently classified among the most basic rights which shall be granted to anyone creating art, but it was not always the case. Let's go on a short journey back to the ancient times to see if the first artists had any clue about such a term. Then we [...]

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