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HUNDREDS of stolen photos: groups in http://vkontakte.ru [Sep. 13th, 2011|01:29 am]
Fake Hair is Luff

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[dreadviolet]
I have some thousand + stolen photos for you ladies.

Find yours?
Once you've found your photos from the original site, contact support(at)vkontakte.ru with links.

If / when you recognize some other seller's photos, please inform them directly and let us know who you've recognized and informed.

All the photos and info about the case under the cut.

There are three different selling-groups, so three different photo-stealing-sellers in question.

The first gallery:





Satelina Perfect Synthetic Hair
http://vkontakte.ru/club10072542
Her gallery: http://vkontakte.ru/photos-10072542
















































The second gallery:

Sweet Hair Extensions
http://vkontakte.ru/club26775930
Her gallery: http://vkontakte.ru/photos-26775930
Her gallery at Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1507100373695.49506.1719893064

















The third gallery:

DE dreadlocks COPYRIGHT DECORATION
http://vkontakte.ru/club16674271
her gallery: http://vkontakte.ru/photos-16674271














So please girls, let the others know!

About the site, vkontakte.ru: I was able to log in there through one friendly friend-of-a-friend. There is no report -buttons there, so registering to the site (requires phone number) isn't worth it. I emailed the site support about my photos (pretty much the whole gallery of my website...), let's hope the support helps.
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[User Picture]From: dreadviolet
2011-09-13 08:23 am (UTC)
No prob. It seems like I've become a copyright police! :D

I took time to do this just because when I was collecting the links of my photos there for the email (even that took me 2 hours, there were practically every photo from my website...), I got so pissed off! Pic after pic these girls showing my work and offering to do the same - when it's obvious, they can't do it with the same standards as I do! (No offense! I just figure that out from the prices they're giving and the fact that they don't have their own pics to show).
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[User Picture]From: rivetlicker
2011-09-13 09:58 am (UTC)
I recognise yours Marjo, Cypherlox + JenDoll + Triple Six, Nevermind Creations, Cirque Machine + Nafrayou, Beautifully Chaotic, I Kick Shins, I think those modelled ones are from Cyberloxx.de or some other UK based seller, sure of it, Halocaustic, Dolly Decay, Jungle Dread + Kai Gutterface, Squeak, DollyLox + Cinnamon from HEF, more Nafrayou and Princesse-Pudding, Anarchy Hair + SiSen, Dare2Wear, I think Neko Designs from Canada, Alpha Bitch, Poxabomination (Julia Guidoboni), LS Seven, Foxy Faux (known on the Quinnsters site). None of mine =/ WOW, I'm kinda pissed off now lmao!
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[User Picture]From: nemesis2207
2011-09-13 10:38 am (UTC)
Thanks for tagging me...
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[User Picture]From: nemesis2207
2011-09-13 10:37 am (UTC)
Yeah, I'd like to see how they reproduce my wigs exactly! They are bound to fail. Anyway, it's not worth the time for the money I get, I make them because I'm passionate about it, so I don't see the point in stealing my styles. Goodluck with that!

And yes, it is stealing. you can make dreads, but not reproduce the exact same style of wig when it's original and get money for it. And use your own damn pictures, we spend a lot of time making our own, why would you be allowed to use them for free without even asking???

Thanks dreadviolet for pointing this one out, it must have taken you a lot of time and energy!
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[User Picture]From: dreadviolet
2011-09-13 11:10 am (UTC)
I'm pretty annoyed about this, and even more annoyed after getting an attitude from this Alyssa/Satelina after asking to remove my photos:

http://vkontakte.ru/photo-10072542_131144217?all=1
http://vkontakte.ru/photo-10072542_131143548?all=1

By what I've heard from a friend, it's higly unlikely that the admins of vkontakte.ru would actually remove any of the users contect (I've been told that the site is full of music and movies and it doesn't get removed, and that piracy is rampant in Russia and its harder to buy an original cd or movie than a fake over there). So since I can use that friend's account, I am just trying to talk sense to the girls. But it seems they're very ignorant on this matter. It might be that we're not getting our photos out of there.

If you would want to register to the site, you would need to give your phone number to them.

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[User Picture]From: pingback_bot
2011-09-13 01:02 pm (UTC)

А вот и ласточки с зарубежных сайтов)

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[User Picture]From: dreadviolet
2011-09-18 11:15 am (UTC)

Re: А вот и ласточки с зарубежных сайтов)

Dear pure_pandora,

it seems like other two took the photos out (at least mine), but Satelina/Alyssa just made the group invisible to us. Obviously the photos are still there.
Any of the trying to talk sense to her didn't cause any action from her part. I would have thought even she would understand once I explained her in the friendly way. But no.

Can you check if this link let's you see the photos: http://vkontakte.ru/photo-10072542_131144217?all=1 (if vkontakte has the same kind of option that facebook has - that you can ban people based on their country, she might have done something like that). Any of the content is not visible for me.

If you can access there and our photos are still there (i know they are), is it possible for you to name and shame her own the russian LJ group etc.? Or comment at her group? Or even better, do both?

I just can't belive how someone would choose to be as ignorant, selfish, arrogant... I can't even find the right words to describe my annoyance at this point. This isn't acceptable by any means, and I think by acting this way she really deserves people also at Russia to know a bit about her ethics and moral.
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[User Picture]From: dreadviolet
2011-09-13 02:44 pm (UTC)
Update for the situation, concerning the of the group "DE dreadlocks copyright decoration" at vkontakte: She has removed all my photos. She also removed my message from her wall (well, surprise, surprise). There are however still some photos that aren't hers but it's good to know that she's at least reacting. :)

http://vkontakte.ru/photos-16674271

I can help you by delivering your message to her. So if you find your photos there and want it to be removed, message me with a link and maybe some words from your own mouth, and I can write your message under your photos. Seems to be working at least with this one girl.
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[User Picture]From: dreadviolet
2011-09-13 02:58 pm (UTC)
Also "Sweet hair extensions" has removed my photos, and seems like AlphaBitches photos are gone too.

So same with her, if you find your pics, message me and I'll message her.

http://vkontakte.ru/photos-26775930
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[User Picture]From: thedirtydead
2011-10-01 07:24 am (UTC)
Whoa, crazy.

I would be super pissed off if I was to buy from either of these places.

When I am buying something online and view the pictures, I expect that they are the product of the person who has created them unless they are being sold on behalf of the original creator.

I would also be very VERY pissed off if someone was using MY picture to sell a product they didn't even create.

What a crock.

Glad something is being done about it now.
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From: kilgoreyno
2011-11-01 04:09 am (UTC)
excellent articles, useful for me. keep writing and happy blogging.

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