Tag Archive: Getty Images

Jan 13

Update On The Getty Images / Cabinet Bouchara – Avocat Censorship Letters

A few days ago, our sister site Getty Images Must Change received a Cease and Desist letter from the French Law firm of Cabinet Brouchara – Avocat on behalf of their client Getty Images.  Below is a copy of all email correspondence to date between Vanessa Bouchara of Cabinet Bouchara – Avocat and Greg Troy owner and …

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Jan 13

Who at Getty Images Thought This Would End Well???

What were you thinking? In the last couple days, the backlash over Getty Images latest faux pas seems to be gaining steam.  If you are not aware of what has happened, it appears someone at Getty Images decided it was time to try and clean up their justifiably tarnished online reputation.  I will admit that …

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Jan 11

Getty Images Moving Into The Censorship Business

I received a cease and desist letter today on behave of Getty Images from the French Law firm of Cabinet Bouchara – Avocats citing French law telling me that our sister site GettyImagesMustChange is guilty of defamation under French law towards Getty Images.  Apparently, I dared to report on their business practices and state my opinions …

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May 12

List of Attorney General Complaints Filed against Getty Images and McCormack IP Law

I have finally received the last of 9 CDs of complaints filed against Getty Images and McCormack IP Law from my public records request of the Washington State Attorney General’s office. As many of you know each year for the last three years there has been a request for these public records filed against these …

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Mar 18

Elf-Man Could Be Very Big :)

I came across this ruling from the United States 9th District Court of the Western District of Washington and found it extremely interesting and a possible game changer. This is your typical greedy troll elf P2P case where Elf-Man, LLC filed “boilerplate” lawsuits against Does 1-152. As typical with these cases Elf-Man listed only IP …

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Mar 16

House Judiciary Subcommittee Hears about DMCA Takedown Abuse.

Here is an article over on our sister site Getty Images Must Change about False DMCA takedown notices along with some of my thoughts. This is exactly what we want, companies and individuals to be able to speak before house committees who can fix the copyright law.   Punishment Needed For DMCA Abusers Says WordPress, …

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Mar 13

Washington State Attorney General’s Response to Request for Public Records

As many of you know each year I make a public records request at the Washington State Attorney General’s Office for all complaints filed against Getty Images and McCormack IP Law since the date of my last request (generally 12 months). I received a response today saying that the records have been found and are …

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Mar 10

Getty Offers Millions of It’s Images for Free

Here’s an article over on our sister site Getty Images Must Change about the startling development that happened last week when Getty Images offered 35 million of their images available for free use. Getty Offers Millions of Images for Free