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Fullywound using my photograph in his listing on eBay

  1. kov

    kov Nov 29, 2019

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    A quite well known dealer is using my photograph from this very thread in his eBay listing with a quite strange description :

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    Obviously I have never been asked if my photograph can be used for advertising the watch he's selling and all 4 watches pictured are mine...

    I love his style... "CLICK on our images for best and [Full Screen] view" :thumbsdown:

    Sent him a message through eBay, kindly asking him to remove my photograph from his description, let's see how professional this guy is...
     
  2. ICONO

    ICONO Nov 29, 2019

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    The ‘Gentleman’ concerned, is an Ex Forum Member

    The emphasis being on the word…EX

    I seem to remember, even then,… he had a very loose interpretation, of…probity, & transparency

    Reported
     
  3. madjestikmoose

    madjestikmoose Nov 29, 2019

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    It seems to have gone now...
     
  4. ICONO

    ICONO Nov 29, 2019

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    Nope…still there
     
  5. Screwbacks

    Screwbacks Nov 29, 2019

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    Post his name so we will be forewarned.
     
  6. eugeneandresson

    eugeneandresson Nov 29, 2019

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    Its in the screenshot -> 'Fullywound'. 'Fullydouche' more like it, from the numerous things that I have read several times here.
     
  7. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Nov 29, 2019

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  8. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Nov 29, 2019

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  9. mr_yossarian

    mr_yossarian Nov 29, 2019

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    Sometimes, a simple single word is
    fully-sufficient: Asshole.
     
  10. Dan S

    Dan S Nov 29, 2019

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    I’m sorry about @kov ’s photo being used without permission, but I quite enjoyed reading the old threads.
     
  11. wristpirate

    wristpirate Nov 29, 2019

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    You should ask for 10% of the sale price
     
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  12. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Nov 29, 2019

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  13. Dan S

    Dan S Nov 29, 2019

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  14. Martin_J_N

    Martin_J_N Nov 29, 2019

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    Have you thought about sending an invoice to 'Fully Wound' requesting payment of $1000.00 for the use of a copyrighted photograph without permission?
     
  15. Lazy_Lightning

    Lazy_Lightning Nov 29, 2019

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  16. Davidt

    Davidt Nov 29, 2019

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    Why not add his username to the title so would be customers can see this.
     
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  17. BlackTalon

    BlackTalon Nov 29, 2019

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    "quite well known" is a bit of a stretch. But definitely well known on OF.
     
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  18. kov

    kov Nov 30, 2019

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    One day later, no reply to my messages on EBay nor on Instagram and my photograph still in his description.

    Thought I’d give him a chance to react first but yep now it’s time to name and shame.
     
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  19. BlackTalon

    BlackTalon Nov 30, 2019

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    Hopefully the search engines will pick it up
    Fullywound Fullywound Fullywound
     
  20. MJKauz

    MJKauz Nov 30, 2019

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    As a professional photographer, since this person is scamming in addition to stealing your work, I would get screenshots, try to find contact information, register your copyright (it’s cheap) and send an invoice. Then you also file a DMCA request to have it taken down. If you have their contact information or know their name and copyright registered you can also file a decently sizable lawsuit. If someone is being egregious I go past the DMCA to invoice and lawsuit.
     
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