Access North Georgia Keeps Borrowing Our Images
I know times are hard in the old media industry. You’ve a few radio stations to run, a travel business and the odd website.
Still, old media companies should still be able to afford a graphic designer or a photographer. Access North Georgia is getting into the bad habit of ripping off our images and photos.
July last year, they included a photo from our site on a news article without saying where it came from:
I dropped them a note and one of their lead editors replied promptly, apologised and added a link. You can still see the article live now.
September last year, they included a map from our website without any recognition. I should recognize it – I drew it.
I sent the same editor a nice note but this time no reply. He just switched out the map for a photo.
June this year, the map pops up again on a news article. No link of course: