Tactics for Fighting Online Piracy

Tactics for Fighting Online Piracy

Photographer Sid Hoeltzell was enjoying some time off in the Florida Keys when he saw a glaring theft happening right before his eyes. An image he had previously shot for Joe’s Stone Crab was being used by another restaurant, without his permission or his knowledge....
The Etsy Copyright Infringement Problem

The Etsy Copyright Infringement Problem

Etsy the online e-commerce website focusing on handmade goods, crafts and vintage items, has continually come under fire due to incessant copyright infringement found in its marketplace shops.   This shouldn’t come as a surprise given that the site has over...
Six Steps to Safer Image Sharing

Six Steps to Safer Image Sharing

Steve Schlackman’s recent article about Losing Copyrights through Social Media, shed some light on challenges visual artists face when it comes to sharing work through social media tools, and the unfortunate reality that once work has been released on the Internet,...