STOLEN PHOTOS ONLINE

The Importance of Deleting an Infringed Image from the Server

2019-12-05T12:50:52+00:00December 5th, 2019|Tags: , , |

There is a certain set of activities which should be conducted after you use someone’s photo without their consent. Do you know how important it is to delete the image from the server?  ©Canva Every single day we find hundreds of stolen photos online. Did you happen to use an image [...]

PhotoClaim as an Alternative to Copytrack, Pixsy or Lapixa

2019-11-26T13:39:57+00:00November 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

You have done your research and it shows that there are a couple of different companies which offer the same (at first sight!) service: they chase image thieves and get back the money from your copyrights. We stand here as an alternative to Copytrack, Pixsy or Lapixa. Find out how we differ from our competitors. [...]

4 Million Euro Regained for our Photographers!

2019-11-25T15:28:06+00:00November 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

We have something quite big to share today! Over the last weeks, we have been keeping a close eye on our statistics as we knew something big was coming. And here we are… with 4 million euro regained for our photographers! ©joyseulay Every single day we monitor the Internet (and sometimes [...]

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 [...]

Discover Ireland with Stefan Schnebelt

2019-10-30T12:52:21+00:00October 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Today we are taking you on a beautiful journey to Ireland! Meet another member of our community of happy photographers. Stefan Schnebelt – a landscape photographer who also decided to put an end to his photos being stolen online. ©Stefan Schnebelt PASSION SHAPED BY GRANDFATHER Stefan’s interest in photography was sparked [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Submit a DMCA Takedown Notice on Google – Is It Worth The Time?

2019-10-23T08:45:12+00:00September 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

What should you do when someone copies and uses your image? File a DMCA complaint. Let’s see what steps need to be taken and whether it is worth your time. ©Imagentle WHAT IS DMCA? DMCA stands for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act under the U.S. copyright law. It covers the rights [...]

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. [...]

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