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Another Company using our pictures

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by DangerousDEN, May 8, 2014.

  1. DangerousDEN

    DangerousDEN Regular Member

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    We sell products on our site, and one of our competition use some of our photos for their site and amazon.
    What can we do about that? What kind of email to send them to make them remove our images?

    Firstly they were using like 2-3 images, so we let it go. Now around 10.... Def should do smng about that.
     
  2. Nut-Nights

    Nut-Nights Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Amazon is using copyright images of your ? do you have copyright of those images ?
     
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    asap1 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You can email them saying please remove our pictures or we will pursue legal actions
     
  4. BuildMoreLinks

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    Yes email them asking them to remove the images and the next time start watermarking your images.
     
  5. partymarty4870

    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    if they are just hotlinking rename the pic's you are using yourself and then upload new pics to your directory with logo's/messages/etc renamed as the original pics.
     
  6. ezines

    ezines Power Member

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    Send them an email asking to remove and stop using your images for their website.

    From now on, watermarked your images with your brand name or domain name. If they ever rip your images again, you have your brand on your images.
     
  7. spmcnerd

    spmcnerd Regular Member

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    You bought the product, took pics and uploaded?
     
  8. StrixMedia

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    Mail and ask them to stop Using your images..before that make sure you have a copyright to those images....
     
  9. igniteimages

    igniteimages Regular Member

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    Here is Amazon (UK) policy on copyright infringement;

    If I were you I would simply invoice them for unauthorised use.

    Take screen shots and send them a bill. It doesn't matter if they take the images down you can still get money off them.

    Going forward check out digital watermarking.
     
  10. pxoxrxn

    pxoxrxn Supreme Member

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    Can you prove that you own a copyright to the content? If not, its in the public domain. Watermark your images next time.
     
  11. TextBoss

    TextBoss Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Have a lawyer send a cease & desist email.