This past weekend some friends and I were discussing how some people use images from Pinterest, Facebook and Google Images. I shared a copyright infringement story with them, and told how shocked I have been recently to find so many of my images ‘shared’ on Pinterest. But I should be honored, right? Flattered that an award-winning photograph had been ‘pinned’ without my permission and uploaded, and basically been given to the world wide web to be used however they’d like! I think that that person who pinned the above image agreed before adding the image that they owned or had permission to share it.
This past week WordPress put their spotlight on reblogging and also on Using Other People’s Images. Both posts received a lot of interesting feedback, including a link to DON’T STEAL MY STUFF, DUDE – Laura at ‘Lolabees’ states her clear case and…
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No protection for photographers of any level sadly.
Thanks for this link. I have the same problem as this blogger, so recently I just told them to pin the images and they did.
🙂 I tried to but couldn’t 🙂
Ones I sell on line are pinned and g+ and tweeted and of course shared on my Artist Facebook page 🙂
This whole thing pisses me off. I go onto pinterest monthly and request for my photos to be taken down. Nothing but straight out thieves.
And I have my board on there and pin my pieces I have for sale but when they click on them up comes my sale page and a huge watermark 🙂
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