__/ [ pecan ] on Sunday 07 May 2006 08:43 \__
> I know this isn't the right forum, but I don't know which is:
> Someone has added my picture to their website. It was once simply linked,
> and I wondered about that... now they've uploaded it to their site. It
> isn't a hugely important picture, but surely their should be some rights?
> They've even copied my text, word for word. Further on on the page they do
> have a link to my picture too, but no acknowledgement or anything.
Contact the Webmaster/author. Express your dissatisfaction with the
situation. If you receive no reply or no action is taken (this usually
reached a state of friendly settlement), contact the host/ISP. Nowadays,
some sites are being built primarily from imported content -- either that
which is acknowledged or not. The Web host could detect this. If you are a
victim, others might be victims as well. You are lucky to have noticed gr-
aphics being stolen. It can be fairly hard to detect, unlike text.
FWIW, royalty-free graphics: http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml (where caption
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