- Report: #1048750
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Complaint Review: Getty Images
Getty Images605 5th Ave S, Suite 400 Seattle, Washington USA
Getty Images False Claims, Scam Artists & Extortionist Scams! Seattle Washington
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This company sends a full copyright infringement letter to us stating that we used an image they own or own the rights to without permission or a licenese.
The image in question was a tiny thumbnail image that wasn't even hosted on our website - it was hosted on Facebook and our website has a feed reader from Facebook.
$800 for a photo they claim copyright ownership of is ridiculous. This is clearly just a companies way of scamming people out of money. Extortion is what this is - a modern day form of extorting money from small businesses across this country.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 05/06/2013 10:58 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Getty-Images/Seattle-Washington-98104/Getty-Images-False-Claims-Scam-Artists-Extortionist-Scams-Seattle-Washington-1048750. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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