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Using pictures that i have no right on it on a website.

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by deathx01, Dec 19, 2012.

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  1. deathx01

    deathx01 Registered Member

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    Hi , i want to use some pictures on my website that i have no right on it, of course the website that will have the picture on it is not related to my name and in total privacy. Is there a way to get sue because of the pictures i have on it. And how can i get sue if the picture owner cant find who's the owner of the website ?

    Thanks for any info or experience

    I have seen blogger get sue , but that's because they give straight up their name. ;)
     
  2. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    Just be careful what pictures you are using. If you are using a professional photographers work he will find out and you will get a bill in the post. If you are using professional photos off a bricks and mortar companies website you coulf get a take down notice.

    Theres a good chance you wont be spotted but only if your site is getting no traffic which I am sure is not your aim. I use photos off flickr...I go for creative commons license and avoid any work that was done by a pro. With mega cameras only costing $300 these days you would be surprised how good the quality is for amateur snappers.

    If anyone ever approached me I would offer to take it down or buy it off them for a small fee but if you chop and edit a photo for your purpose its vitually impossible to get caught.
     
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  3. deathx01

    deathx01 Registered Member

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    How can someone find my identity and sue me ?
     
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    Your better off to do it legitimately and look for copyrights, get permission, give proper credit where its' due.
     
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    They will contact the web host with a DCMA complaint and the hosting company will out you.
     
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    What because you have whois privacy ? That stops browsers finding out who you are...If somebody wants to sue you they will contact your host who will hand your info over in two seconds flat. Just be careful about using professional photographers work or the work of a site that is big enough to care about keeping its stuff protected.
     
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  7. deathx01

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    Ok and if the photo is not hosted on something with my name , for example blogger, with a random gmail adress. ?
     
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    They can ask Blogger to have the picture removed and your whole blog may then get banned. Also its hard to make a lot of money off something without using your real name and its most peoples goal to make money on the content they put out or work that they do.
     
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    Same thing: DMCA Google and your blog(s) get taken down, and if they really want to go chasing you, they ultimately can. Many won't do more than get your blogs taken down if you're running them like that, but why do you want to go digging a grave for yourself, when getting Creative Commons licensed photo from e.g., Flicker with a little "Photo: <user> via Flickr" backlink is enough to run it all legit?
     
  10. deathx01

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    Dont worry for that , i have my own idea that is working great, just looking arround way to protect me and i think guyz answer what i want to know. Thanks a lot
     
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    It's not worth the possible headache at all IMO. so many examples of people getting caught doing this
     
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    Is that true ? I didnt think a hosting company would give out your details without a court order or something ?
     
  13. Oukast

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    But they might suspend your hosting package.