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Old 22nd of December 2010 (Wed)   #4
mdvaden
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Default Re: Fraud "photography" caught using stolen images for portfolio!

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Originally Posted by alabama1980 View Post
http://www.petapixel.com/2010/09/15/...chaos-ensures/

Reminds me of this similar story. I don't understand why people think they can get away with that. If you could deliver that quality in the first place you wouldn't need to lift the photos....and if you can't deliver the quality then you're going to be hosed come shooting time.
This reminds me of something that came to mind a few days ago. I was thinking about discussions on this board about copyright, and what a pain infringement is, especially if maybe the images are not registered.

Then the thought came that it would be handy if a person using images, presented them falsely as their own. It's been said that fraud is a lot easier to deal with in regards to penalizing someone for being dishonest.
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