NCTR From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 38 posts, RR: 1 Posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 4778 times:
I was looking through ebay tonight at the B-1 items when I came across my B-1 photo being auctioned off without my permission. You might want to check out his other items to see if he is selling anybody elses photos also. The nerve of some people to think that they can lie and get away with selling other peoples photos.
F9Widebody From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1604 posts, RR: 9
Reply 11, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 4613 times:
Doing a completed item search; he has attempted to sell the picture three times within the last 90 days using that title. All three times have had no buyers, and on the last attempt he even lowered the price one dollar.
KC7MMI From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 854 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 4592 times:
I'm curious how this guy gets away with this. I'm surprised his photo printer hasn't caught on to what he's doing. Most photo labs are very familiar with copyrights, an what happens when you illegally print copyrighted material.
737heavy From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2002, 601 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 4502 times:
We I have contacted eBay before they have always been completely not interested. I have always been told to contact the seller and sort out my problem. I always get the impression that as long as someone is paying eBay the fees it is due it doesn't care about theft and people getting ripped off.
On a different copyright note has anyone checked out http://www.dynamicartsgallery.com/ - I was contacted by a photographer who tells me this guy is creating his photo's from many others and he has used 2 of mine to make 2 of his limitied edition prints of which I am also told he has sold quite a few.
Lurch From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 4489 times:
Has any one thought of contacting Boeing or the US Air force about his blatant Breach of their copyright as the US Airforce/DOD have a very dim view of people ripping them off and Boeing have a similar attitude to such people!
eBay should remove any auction (temporarily at least, if the claim is unsubstantiated it may be resumed) where there is a suspected copyright violation or leave themselves open to claims from the legitimate copyright holder. Try to give eBay as much help as possible (the person who reads your contact will may know little about what it is you are complaining about) - I think a link to the airliners.net location of any photographs would help as it clearly displays the copyright statement and owner.
Planetsurf From Switzerland, joined Apr 2004, 59 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 4423 times:
many of the 1100 (!!!) pictures he is selling are taken from the DFRC DrydenFlyResearchCenter website from NASA! on this very informativ site is a great gallery with many high quality pictures of the X planes. a good source for print material...
he is selling prints from the X-29, the B-70, the X-3 and many many more planes.
i think he don't have any rights from the real photographers!
hope he will be arrested!
Jetsetter07 From Canada, joined Sep 2004, 1 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 3826 times:
One thing that all of you have not read is the Privacy Disclaimer on the U.S. Air Force Site where these photos have come from states:
Item # 2:
2. Information presented on Air Force Link is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
The Photos once obtained by the U.S. Air Force becomes the property of the U.S. Air Force and are used as they see fit. It is the same situation as a camera man the works on a major motion picture such as Star Wars. That camera man has no rights to the footage he has filmed because he works for the studio that makes the film. The studio owns the film and has rights to do with it as they see fit.
Please be informed before you make judgement or threats against someone.
: Just a question : Did all the photographers that have their pictures on sale on eBay have first given their pictures to U.S. Air Force ? And I also do
: Zukuhov, I also received a msg from Mr. Seebaran (apparently Jetsetter07). Apparently he perceives my comment about E-bay in reply #9 as some sort of
: Yep, Jetsetter07 shot an email off to me too for my comment in reply 13. I hope he never contacts me again...as it's a waste of bandwidth. Jetsetter,
: And he thought no one would find out......