Yet another case of someone stealing a photograph and how not to react in the days of social media! Earlier they (Survival Magazine) turned off comments on their page because of the amount of people complaining/calling them out. This evening with people commenting on individual photos, they have turned their page off, they had over 100K Likes....
The story begins with unauthorized use of a photo, a polite (but ignored) copyright complaint, a takedown notice, and a reply email in which the offender called the photographer an a**hole and said they would be suing.
Kathy Shea Mormino is the owner of the popular backyard chicken site The Chicken Chick and the photographer behind a photo that she recently found on Survival Magazine’s Facebook page and blog. Oh, and she’s also an attorney.
Head on over to PetaPixel for the full article.