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Someone stole a photo of my baby and posted it on...

  1. A smutty blog...
    http://tighteens.net/tight-teens-w/?p=3494

    Is there anything I can do about this?
    Thanks> :(

  2. That's not a wordpress.com blog I'm afraid (it's a self-hosted wordpress.org blog), so I don't think that staff here will be able to do anything. Have you tried contacting the owner of the blog and asking them to remove it?

  3. Domain Name: TIGHTEENS.NET

    Registrant:
    n/a
    Hodge ([email redacted])
    32 Fairford Rd
    Ingham
    3554,48910
    US
    Tel. +517.9756000

    Host: http://3fn.net/

    Terms & Conditions: http://3fn.net/aup.php
    Look at illegal use, Complaints.

    Check http://stolen.wordpress.com also

  4. Use "whois" to find out who the owner, and the webhost is and then file a DMCA notice. Whois shows that both the registrant, and the host are in the US, so you have a chance. Most webhosts are very proactive in things such as this since they can get whacked quite hard if they do not pay attention to DMCA violation notices.

    http://www.networksolutions.com/whois/results.jsp?domain=tighteens.net

  5. And Mark put the information right there for you.

  6. Delete it from your blog - it looks directly linked, so just delete it and post here when you have.

  7. I'm sorry...I'm not the most tech savvy person-
    Do I email this person or email 3fn?
    thanks for your speedy responses.

  8. Ok, I just deleted it.

  9. 3fn. The person won't care. Email 3fn and you could shut the blog down.

    But deleting the image from your blog will work fastest.

  10. I deleted the image, but it is still up on his blog.

  11. Did you delete the image from your gallery? When I click on it, I get to this link:
    http://sherrilee.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/img_1971.jpg

    That's what you need to delete.

  12. thank you!!

  13. What is "DMCA notice"?

  14. If you are the author of a written post, or the photographer of an image, you are almost certainly the copyright holder of that material. If someone copies it without permission you can send a DMCA copyright infringement notice to their web hosting company demanding its removal. Specific instructions for this particular site:

    http://stolen.wordpress.com/2008/09/28/tighteensnet/

  15. Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

    Here is a sample notice: http://futurequest.net/Services/TOS/DMCA/DMCANotice.php

  16. Thanks for you help everyone, My husband took care of it and the website is shut down for "investigation".
    :)

  17. @sherrilee
    You're welcome and glad things worked out.

  18. Oh, that is good news.

  19. Yeah, it's just stupid to steal someone else's baby pictures, and wrong

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