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Possible Copyright Violation At Flyavon.com  
User currently offlineAKE0404AR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2535 posts, RR: 47
Posted (10 years 7 months 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2981 times:

Guys,

I was contacted by the am company for a photo usage. In the beginning they were really interested, talking about exclusivity, license etc......

Anyway after some discussions, all of a sudden they were not interested anymore.

So I went on there website to check it out and see if they just put it on there without having compensated me.

I found some photos of Andrew Hunt, Jan Mogren and I believe Craig Murray and Dean Barnes.

Check it out and see for yourself.

If they asked, fine if not well you know what you have to do.

"http://www.flyavon.com"


Vasco G.




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User currently offlineJan Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 2043 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2945 times:

Thanks Vasco!

Good eye there!
/JM



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User currently offlineDb777 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 885 posts, RR: 46
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2934 times:
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They contacted me also last week and I visited their site to find my sunset shot on there and another shot, without permission. In my reply I gave them a price quote for what they wanted and I made mention that they were already using two of my photos without permission. She replied back saying they would consider my price and that she would notify their webmaster at their sister company to remove my photos. They are still up and I'll be sending an invoice to them soon.

Don



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User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19097 posts, RR: 53
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2899 times:

Dear oh dear! It makes me mad. How hard is it to ask someone? Yes, it might cost them, but that is no excuse. What happened to manners and common decency? Have both disappeared in favour of efficiency? It is extremely easy to combine cost reduction with manners and decency. But no. Instead they decide to take full advantage of a potential customer. Bad luck for them: they have lost a potential customer. And all for the price of one photo.


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User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19097 posts, RR: 53
Reply 4, posted (10 years 7 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2889 times:

Sorry for the above post - I was in a bad mood.  Smile


"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineUsairwys757 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 7 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2865 times:

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Yeah they really live up to their quote dont they?? good job on finding that vasco.


User currently offlineAndyhunt From Singapore, joined Jan 2001, 1306 posts, RR: 52
Reply 6, posted (10 years 7 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2831 times:
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Good job Vasco,

Going to have a look now!

Andrew



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User currently offlineQantas744 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 246 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (10 years 7 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2801 times:

These guys were in contact with me not long ago requesting permission to use one of my sunset shots, everything was dealt with in the proper manner so I am quite surprised to see this thread.


Matt



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User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 64
Reply 8, posted (10 years 7 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2797 times:
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Hi all

I am pretty sure they contacted me recently to ask permission to use an image. Nothing of mine there though.

The website does look familiar and remember seeing one of Craig's engine/wing shots.

Cheers

Gary


User currently offlineMudozvon From Russia, joined Nov 1999, 88 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (10 years 7 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 2736 times:

Hi,

They contacted me also for license procedures very nicely.
I gave them my conditions, so they promised to reply soon.
There're still no answer and no photos of mine there.

Cheers,

Leonid Faerberg


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