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Copyright Image Letter; What are the best ways to deal with it?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by keytenx, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. keytenx

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    As mentioned above, what are the best ways to deal with these matter? Its my first time to received such email. :(
     
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    If you're in the wrong, then the only way to deal with it is to comply.

    If you're using a CC image or have been wrongly flagged then it depends on how serious it got. If serious, then you need a lawyer. If it's just a cease and desist then I assume you can probably prove it so you'll be safe in the end. A lot of malicious filings happen daily, it's just the nature of a draconian law like DMCA.
     
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    How can you tell if its only ceast and decist? The email states that i need to pay at least $1400 for a certain image.
     
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    Thanks Mirrorer. The email i received is from a certain travel website. Also in the email it states that: "Attached you will find an invoice with payment options and screenshot(s) of the infringement. Understand, this is an attempt to offer to settle this matter amicably."

    What does this mean? One of my friend who has a client with a similar case deleted the post and eventually the website but did not pay anything. Is it safe to do that?
     
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    Could be scam.
    First , remove the image.
    2nd,if the letter is not from a lawyer I wouldn't be worried that much.
    3rd,where are you located? Is the company from your country or overseas?

    Best option is to ask a lawyer
     
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    Already remove the image and the post. The one who sent the email is an "agent" of the website. Im from Asia. It is not a company it is just a blog that i used for my Tier 1 linking.
     
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    Yeah. I dont want to get raped either. :) Thats why i asked you guys.