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Stolen Photos By Poondog Again  
User currently offlineAvsfan From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 250 posts, RR: 2
Posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 3749 times:

Poondog is at it again. Not sure who remembers this guy, but back in Nov 2006 he posted a lot of photos from a.net on his page at www.flickr.com. Here is his most recent posting of photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/poonawala64/. I saw 2 of mine there along with some from a few guys I know from www.fencecheck.com. I did pass this info onto the guys from www.fencecheck.com and they are working things from their side too. I did send an e-mail to this Poondog pointing out two of the photos and asked if he was given permission from the photographer (not mentioning that they were my photos) if he could put the photos on his webpage. I have not heard back yet, but am curious to see what happens. When this happened before, I did send a message to the www.flickr.com administrators identifying the stolen photos, but Poondog had removed all of the photos before they could verify this. I am hoping that I can catch him this time.

Louis


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User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 3718 times:

Here we go again...

What is up with this guy?!?!


User currently offlineAvsfan From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 250 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 3709 times:

I just checked his web page and he has removed all of the photos...again. I am really hoping that yahoo will do something about this guy.


"Oh I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth...Put out my hand and touched the face of God"
User currently offlineGraphic From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3695 times:

Next time just send the e-mail straight to Flickr.

User currently offlineMonteycarlos From Australia, joined Mar 2005, 2107 posts, RR: 28
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3629 times:

Had a similar experience with a Myspace user recently claiming my photo as his own.

I never contacted him, but rather went straight to myspace and also let all the other photographers whose work he had stolen know. I am still in the process of getting information from myspace so the appropriate action can be taken. He has since made his profile private however I have taken a number of screen shots which will be good evidence shall I need it!

 Smile

My suggestion is read up on the terms and conditions of the flickr site. If they state, like myspace do, that your account will be deleted if you post copyrighted material, then they ought to follow through with that at your request. That is the process I am in with myspace at the moment.



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