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Pekka Liukkonen
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I reported a potential infringement to Alamy.

I found one image of mine at:
https://rumahmigran.com/2020/01/24/mengirim-uang-dari-luar-negeri-ke-indonesia-itu-mudah/

It´s the photo of North Korean bank notes

Got a reply that they cannot or will not do anything. They only chase infringements in 

UK

US

Canada

Europe

Australia

India

 

So what can I do...

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26 minutes ago, wiskerke said:

Thanks a lot Wim! Seems I´ve got a lot of work to do...

If the sales are something like 0.10 $ per image, it is no wonder Alamy is not interested in chasing these possible infringements...

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2 minutes ago, Pekka Liukkonen said:

Thanks a lot Wim! Seems I´ve got a lot of work to do...

If the sales are something like 0.10 $ per image, it is no wonder Alamy is not interested in chasing these possible infringements...

And if they're a legit client it may well take a year for them to report.

 

wim

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I'm not sure I understand.  I assume it's this image - M62PJW, credited to PicoCreek.  You say you found the image in his/her portfolio and reported it to Alamy.  So are you saying that this image is in fact yours and that it is PicoCreek who is infringing copyright? 

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1 hour ago, Vincent Lowe said:

I'm not sure I understand.  I assume it's this image - M62PJW, credited to PicoCreek.  You say you found the image in his/her portfolio and reported it to Alamy.  So are you saying that this image is in fact yours and that it is PicoCreek who is infringing copyright? 

PicoCreek in one of my pseudos.

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Alamy is simply informing you of the reality. You have no chance of chasing infringements in the majority of the world's countries.

 

When I get my Pixsy matches I just go through and click 'Ignore' on the majority because they are in jurisdictions beyond copyright. 

 

It's just the way the world is.

 

 

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10 hours ago, geogphotos said:

Alamy is simply informing you of the reality. You have no chance of chasing infringements in the majority of the world's countries.

 

When I get my Pixsy matches I just go through and click 'Ignore' on the majority because they are in jurisdictions beyond copyright. 

 

It's just the way the world is.

 

 

A list of those countries could be useful. I´d like to remove them from my distribution list and I know Alamy can´t publish such a list.

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29 minutes ago, Pekka Liukkonen said:

A list of those countries could be useful. I´d like to remove them from my distribution list and I know Alamy can´t publish such a list.

 

Check the jurisdiction covered by a company sich as Pixsy.  I was surprised that even Ireland wasn't covered.

 

Limiting distribution won't stop thieves. They just take screengrabs of anything that they want.

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