Cease and Desist Letter for stolen art on websites
Address or email address
You can amend this letter to suit.
It has been bought to my attention, that you are/have been selling/showing as your own work and defacing items that have copyright images printed on them that belong to me.
Under international (Bern convention), UK (including the "Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1998"), US, and other national laws, you are not permitted to copy any original work of art including photographs which are subject to copyright without the copyright holders consent.
Please note that prohibiti
Artist Martin Bland, has had his art worked stolen in a website called Book wild.
It is a russian website and so far emails have been ignored.
I suppose the theft feels in a way 'safe' because he has taken art from some one in another country.
Any one who can help with this please step forward.
website with the stolen art. there could be more stolen art in this website please can you look to see if you can recognise any.
What is Polyvore.com?
Well for those who are not aware of polvore.com I will give you a quick rundown.
Polyvore is a site where their members take images from the net, clip them, arrange them and add other images to create collages. Nothing wrong with that, in fact I think it is a neat idea, I suppose its a form of photomanipulation that many artists enjoy doing.
However the images are being taken from such like art sites as DA, personal blogs. photo sites, wallpaper sites and they are taken without the permission of the creator. Clearly a case of copyright infringement.
Almost 2 years ago artists and such like sites as