Easter Aurora - Jökulsárlón á Breiðarmerkursandi
One more Aurora photo from a great session last Easter.
I am posting this image to try to get as much attention to a issue I have with stolen images.
Fox News published 6 of my images with a gallery from the eruption in Iceland without any permission from me. See: Fox News
I have tried to contact Fox News, by email, by phone, sent a bill, sent a polite email to them, sent another less polite email to them via various email addresses found on their website. No response at all. Its like emailing a black hole, there is nothing coming back.
These media company ferociously defend the copyright of their material but them self steal material from others. Its hypocrisy. The difference is that I have no means of defending myself against them. Does anybody have any advice how to claim my rights? Getting a lawyer is probably going to cost me more than I could ever get back.
If you can share this with other please do so, thank you.
30th April 1:31am: I have contacted Creative Commons to get their input on if usage of the image by Fox News is illegal under "Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives". Waiting response.
30th April 11am: Creative Commons did not want to state if the usage was illegal or not.
6th of May: Fox News agreed on paying a compensation for the image use. Örvar vs. Fox News 1 - 0.
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