Category Archives: Copyright

Is Boots grabbing the rights to your photos?

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Photographers are used to online services attempting to exploit their images. The instagram débâcle was just the latest in a long series of similar rights grabs. Over the pond, Walmart Canada was recently busted for including a rights grab in the terms for its print service. Yes, you read that right. Not for a newfangled social media app given away for free but for old Read More →

A warning about copying captions

I recently discovered that some of my photo captions from a recent Julian Assange set had been copied and pasted word-for-word by an Alamy/Demotix contributor. The individual concerned had form in this area after being caught copying another photographer’s captions the month before. Its inevitable that similar photos are going to have similar captions and I often check details with fellow photographers. Normally its asking Read More →