60south wrote:stphnmartin wrote:Did you take legal action against the magazine?
No. They are a non-profit, trying to do good things. Legal action would have just cost us all time and money.
'Tis a shame. I would have gladly given them permission, but instead they chose to be inconsiderate.
Another time, a photo thief stole -- and was trying to re-sell -- photos from me and several other people. The creep claimed that he wouldn't remove the photos because he "went to a lot of work" to get them and sell them on the net. My god! That time we had the backing of a major corporation who took legal action.
Watermark your photos! And never upload full resolution copies.
stphnmartin wrote:Did you take legal action against the magazine?
60south wrote::angry: Welcome to the aggravating world of Internet image theft, where people and businesses feel unapologetically entitled to steal your photos.
Imagine walking through a bookstore and seeing one of your images on the cover of a magazine... Without permission or payment. Mine:
I'm pleased they liked it for the cover. But unhappy they didn't even ask. Grr.
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