FullTimeNerd Publish time 4-7-2014 11:26 PM

USM is now openly allowing plagiarism practice by using stolen photos

Continue from: https://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?showtopic=3264528

USM has been using my photos (4 of them in their website) for the past 7 months without my permission which i only found out several weeks back. And they refuse to do anything about other than ask me to issue them a summon letter to their legal office, Mr. Khairul Anuar Bin Che Azmi.

The person who took this photos by Googling certain keywords admitted that she cropped the photos for the sake of the website design, hence my watermarks is cropped from it. Her name is Norzila Binti Manap.

I am definitely not letting this go easily as they were very rude to me when i was being nice to them enough not to expose them earlier by giving them a chance to settle this behind closed door.

I was so wrong to think so.

So here is the URL they are using (shorten), refresh for different photos: http://goo.gl/iOsDAO
Attached is the screenshots of my photos. And there's 4 more photos which no one knows who they belongs to.

Feel free to share this around as USM is now openly allowing plagiarism practice even within their own website.

And to those that ask me to seek legal action, it's a dead end when you are not financially capable to see it through, easily from RM10,000-RM30,000 when reach High Court. I have seek advice from a few lawyers and a letter of demand is all i can do.
If they decide to ignore it, there's nothing i can.

Again, as a photographer, it's sad to see your own photos isn't protected by the law if you don't have the money to do so.

Justice = Money game

http://i62.tinypic.com/20k86t5.png

http://i60.tinypic.com/20i6vsn.png

http://i61.tinypic.com/2zq4e53.png

http://i61.tinypic.com/2hquntu.png

You can help by sharing the post from here:

https://www.facebook.com/fulltimenerd/posts...152942181371679

https://www.facebook.com/groups/artofnature...if¬if_t=like

Full photos without USM logo but from their USM link (can see the watermark is cropped on bottom right)

http://i58.tinypic.com/nv8uib.png

http://i61.tinypic.com/4r7peh.png

http://i61.tinypic.com/1hdyyu.png

http://i61.tinypic.com/210lf7a.png

You can compare to the original photos with watermark here:

1.) http://fighteden.deviantart.com/art/Komtar...style-351379537

This was mirrored

2.) http://fighteden.deviantart.com/art/Sunris...Jetty-342138706

3.) Link from FB as the photo was deleted from DA sometime ago

4.) Also link from FB as the photo was deleted from DA sometime ago

maxim Publish time 4-7-2014 11:30 PM

heyyy apa ni!!

adelea Publish time 4-7-2014 11:33 PM

Salah bod la TT FullTimeNerd

FullTimeNerd Publish time 4-7-2014 11:38 PM

Sorry´╝îmalas nak type bahasa balik.. :(
Just nak bgtau je

estrelle Publish time 4-7-2014 11:42 PM

kutip tacangg la+++

kerepektempe Publish time 4-7-2014 11:59 PM

Aik...salah tapak...

mixed Publish time 5-7-2014 12:01 AM

@teky katup

FullTimeNerd Publish time 5-7-2014 12:02 AM

Mods please help to move this to the right section.
Thanks :(

azie.dz Publish time 5-7-2014 12:02 AM

opssssssss



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dani-rox Publish time 5-7-2014 12:06 AM

kesian TT nih... whatever happened to intellectual property rights court

anyhoo... +1

kakikuDibibirmu Publish time 5-7-2014 02:43 AM

teringat burung setem

burung copy setem 2014

http://i.imgur.com/OPbsG2t.png

genchi Publish time 7-7-2014 10:04 AM

mana gamba ade watermark??

sbot psl setem
gen blom beli kad raya:mad:

kakikuDibibirmu Publish time 8-7-2014 01:14 AM

nak kad raya satu                        
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