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Someone is posting my photo in his 23hq account

gerrit-worldwide.de   April 15, 2012, 08:31 AM

I don't know, if this is by mistake or intended, but I found my photo here posted by another user. http://www.23hq.com/evinqvist/photo/7787095? Could somebody clarify this? Thank you and regards.

 
Steffen Tiedemann Christensen Team 23   April 15, 2012, 08:33 AM

Have you contacted the user?

 
gerrit-worldwide.de   April 15, 2012, 10:05 AM

Hi Steffen, I posted a message under my photo in his account. Could it be, that he is posting content, which he has no right to do so? Look at his gallery.

 
Steffen Tiedemann Christensen Team 23   April 15, 2012, 10:10 AM

Yup, that's my question too. For now, I have taken the photo offline (marked it private). Would you mind sending him a mail through http://www.23hq.com/evinqvist/a/mail and see if he reacts. If not, let me know and I'll take it from there.

 
gerrit-worldwide.de   April 15, 2012, 10:34 AM

I posted him a message: "Hello .....,

today I saw, that one of my photos (http://www.23hq.com/evinqvist/photo/7787095) was posted in your gallery. I am happy, that you like my picture, but I would rather prefer to get contacted and asked about the possibility to repost and use my photo, since I am the copyright holder of it. I contacted 23hq.com about it, so in a first step they marked the photo private. I urge you to delete the photo from your account. If you like my photo, you can add it to your favorites here in 23hq.com.

I opened a discussion thread under http://www.23hq.com/photogroup/help/conversation/7789068 , where you can clarify thinks.

Please mail me or post a message in the discussion thread about what your next step of action will be.

Thanks and many regards"

Let us see, how he is reacting.

 
clvrmnky   April 17, 2012, 12:45 AM

Hmph. Most of the photos in that account are scans or sourced from the internet. Which is sort of ok, except that the default copyright claims ownership.

Not cool, fellow Canuck. Not cool.

 
gerrit-worldwide.de   April 28, 2012, 09:08 PM

Einar Vinqvist does not respond. Indeed not cool

 
Steffen Tiedemann Christensen Team 23   May 02, 2012, 07:33 AM

I have reached out to the user via mail, but haven't heard back yet.

Steffen

 
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