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To be surprised at the Daily Mail

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treas Mon 27-Jan-14 13:37:50

Stealing an image off my website business, altering it to remove the copyright mark and using it on their online website.

Well obviously IABU as its the Daily Mail but just really wanting to give us all another reason to despise them.

Alliwantisaroomsomewhere Mon 27-Jan-14 13:38:39

Are you able to do anything about it?

treas Mon 27-Jan-14 13:40:23

Don't worry wheels already in motion for removal of image from their site.

Alliwantisaroomsomewhere Mon 27-Jan-14 13:44:54

Good luck! smile

nennypops Mon 27-Jan-14 13:47:14

The DM is well known for being highly casual about intellectual property. Go for them! Can you claim a payment? After all, they've had the use of your image for however long it remains up there. Have they put it into the dead tree version?

squoosh Mon 27-Jan-14 13:49:08

Surprised at the Daily Mail? Nope.

Misspixietrix Mon 27-Jan-14 13:58:23

YABU to be suprised. Good luck with sorting it wipe the floor with the cretins.

DelightedIAm Mon 27-Jan-14 13:59:27

Good luck OP.

ScrabbleBabble Mon 27-Jan-14 14:18:40

shock What image was it? Cheeky sausages

ArsePaste Mon 27-Jan-14 14:54:17

They are bastards for doing this - asshats. Send them an invoice as well.

treas Mon 10-Feb-14 13:24:30

Quick update the Daily Mail have removed my image from their online website.

It 'only' took two polite request followed by a DMCA to their hosting company and not a single response from them at all - rude sods.

Piscivorus Mon 10-Feb-14 13:26:09

treas You should have just got loads of people to post on the comments that they thought they had seen this image on xxxxx and got free publicity out of them!

sydlexic Mon 10-Feb-14 13:30:28

I thought you were going to say they had behaved with integrity, that would have been a surprise.

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