Canadian Anti-Piracy Outfit Pirates Photos for its Website

FileCopyrightSimpleEnglishWikibookheader.pngThe U.S Copyright Group, for example, ripped off the website of a competitor. They copied the design and code of the Copyright Enforcement Group and passed it off as their own. Only when we called them out on it did they remove all “infringing” content.

In Canada a similar situation is unfolding at the moment. Anti-piracy group Canipre, who work with the makers of the Hurt Locker as did the U.S Copyright Group, have been busted ripping-off the work of independent photographers.

Their dark themed website features images that originate from several photographers, but they all have one thing in common – they are being used without permission. A classic mistake, but one that should have never been made by a company that takes the moral high ground when it comes to piracy.

Read the full article @ TorrentFreak.

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