Leosghost - 6:14 pm on Oct 13, 2012 (gmt 0)
It is in French..
It is a company who own various blog platforms, they place ads around the free ad supported "blogs" run by their "bloggers", their "bloggers" are typically using images from all over the net, one of whom "Petitemimine" has a "blog" [petitemimine.centerblog.net...] consisting entirely of copyright images..she has "found"..just like pinners do..
Each of the blog "posts" is an image..accompanied by the following text..
( gifs and images found on the net )
"gifs et images trouvés sur le net"
each "found" image is accompanied by the text..
( image found on the net, if it is yours,say something nice, if you want it taken down")..
"image trouvée sur le net, si elle vous appartient, juste un petit commentaire sympa, si vous voulez son retrait."
This "chantage" ( blackmail ) is as illegal in France, as it is elsewhere..
The company who own the "platforms" and who are making the money from the ads is.. Tigersun..
The address for complaints about copyright abuse on the centerblogs platform is..
Writing to them in English should be considered to be legal in France as English is an official language of the EU..but* ...
The parent company is
*I'm very busy this weekend, so may not be able to get the time to post a paragraph or two in "legalese" French, that can be copied and pasted to them , by anyone who needs it..but Monday or Tuesday, will have the time..
and if incrediBill is OK with the idea ? ( I'll post a text, with it's "translation in English" ) and where to insert the urls of the original images, for those who may have been affected by centerblog's non policing of it's own terms of service, vis a vis unauthorised use of copyright images on it's blog platform..