STOLEN PHOTOS ONLINE

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 [...]

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

2020-12-28T10:54:50+00:00January 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Are you up to date with the EU Copyright Jurisdiction? Today we share essential information for all the Internet users, content creators and photographers about image copyrights and rules on how to protect photos. ©Jirapong Manustrong IMPORTANT UPDATE ON EU COPYRIGHT JURISDICTION According to the European Court of Justice - EU [...]

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?

2020-12-28T11:27:04+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? What cease and desist notice for photography and photoprotection have in common? How it is connected with pictures' copyright? Find the answers below. ©Canva In the era of [...]

US vs. Canada – Differences in Copyright Law

2020-12-28T11:38:55+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

US vs. Canada – Differences in Copyright Law, what are these all about? 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! Learn how to copyright an image [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Use Photos from Unsplash?

2021-06-08T13:21:02+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. Make sure you do not infringe image [...]

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

2021-01-04T10:12:03+00:00September 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

What should you do when someone copies and uses your copyrighted image? File a DMCA Takedown Notice on Google. Let’s see what steps need to be taken and whether this tool is effective in receiving compensation from your stolen pics?  ©Imagentle WHAT IS DMCA TAKEDOWN NOTICE ON GOOGLE? DMCA stands for [...]

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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