November 20th, 2009

Ceci n'est pas une personne.

Seattle Times steals one of my pictures

In the Seattle Times defense, it looks like they are using an automated script to grab pictures tagged with “Bellevue”, without looking at the copyright notice.

The page:
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/bellevue/

The picture:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/adameros/4118143681/

I’ve contacted both the Seattle Times and Flickr to see if they can modify the script to check for the copyright notice. Frankly, I don’t care if individuals use my pictures for personal use, but if anyone makes money off of one of my pictures (like using it on a commercial site), I better get my cut.