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by copyrightcorrect
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Pixsy.com email re use of photo on website demanding fee
Replies: 19
Views: 10382

Re: Pixsy.com email re use of photo on website demanding fee

Hello, I thought I would add something to this post. We check several web sites a month for copyright infringement. We help companies who are worried about using images that maybe licensed / copyright protected. You would be amazed how many just grab them off google or other search engines. It also ...
by copyrightcorrect
Fri May 05, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright Infringement Advice
Replies: 8
Views: 6260

Hi Sam, Me again. If you would like to email the image (low res) I can check who the license holder is. That way you can be prepared if you are contacted by them. I can also check how many photo libraries represent this image. If it is more than one there can be little case against you as it would b...
by copyrightcorrect
Fri May 05, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright Infringement Advice
Replies: 8
Views: 6260

Next Steps

Yes. I agree. In the UK the court and IPEC (Intellectual Property Enterprise Court) would frown on such a company contacting you on behalf of the license holder. I suggest you do nothing. If they contact you again say 'You are aware of the infringement and have taken the image down' Also you will in...
by copyrightcorrect
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Help with web checking service
Replies: 2
Views: 3242

Thank you for your comments and concerns. We really are here to help and often check sites for less than the fee advertised. With the software used by image libraries you cannot legislate for historical searches of content. However, we find once an image is removed and the site checked the license h...
by copyrightcorrect
Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright infringement - are we liable and what should we do
Replies: 37
Views: 25571

Yes, I do understand this and extortion of course is not good. What I mean is that some photo libraries seem to and do work with infringers more than others. However, some of the fees to seem a bit 'unusual' in nature. It certainly is a problem that will not go away quickly and working with a librar...
by copyrightcorrect
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright infringement - are we liable and what should we do
Replies: 37
Views: 25571

Individual image libraries

In my experience Stockfood are actually reasonable. You do not want to receive a letter from Getty as they will not even try and reach an amicable solution. One [point to remember is they have and do lose vast amounts of income through even non malicious uses of images. Work with them and they usual...
by copyrightcorrect
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Help with web checking service
Replies: 2
Views: 3242

Help with web checking service

I wanted to advise all users on a service called copyright correct. Look them up on line Nice people who check business web sites before they are targeted by license holders and photo libraries. An initial free consultation and then charge depending on number of images to check. A report is supplied...