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Re: Attention Paleolife Artists



Hi, All!
    Must've worked. I just checked the "siamguru" search site, and found
nothing under *Tyrannosaurus*, or even "dinosaur"! - Unless I'm doing it
wrong...
            B.

----- Original Message -----
From: Christopher Srnka <theclaw10@home.com>
To: <Danvarner@aol.com>
Cc: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 5:13 PM
Subject: Re: Attention Paleolife Artists


> Yay! I had four images pirated! I feel so special...I did send the
following
> message to the webmaster, however:
>
> "It has come to my attention that you are currently showing at least four
> dinosaur images of mine without either asking for permission or giving
proper
> copyright credit. Please remove them from your site immediately. The
images in
> question are the Velociraptor image in row 1, column 1, and the following
> Tyrannosaurus rex images: row 1, columns 2 and 4, and row 3 column 2. If
you need
> to know more precisely which images these are, please let me know.
>
> I, too, am thinking that Disney would love to know who is using their
images
> illegally...
>
> Danvarner@aol.com wrote:
>
> >     I thought I'd put this on the list since so many list members are
> > effected or know an artist who's effected. There is an internet pirate
in
> > Thailand who has ripped-off a number of websites of images of dinosaurs
and
> > other prehistoric animals. Artists are not credited and copyright is
being
> > claimed by the owner. A LOT of you are here. I give the page for
> > Tyrannosaurus, but there are a number of other categories listed--you'll
find
> > me on the mosasaur page. I SHOULD be paid quite a bit for this. Remember
our
> > little copyright discussion?
> >     I don't know what can be done about this (probably not much), but I
> > wanted to put out this alert so you'll know why your artwork starts
popping
> > up elsewhere. Here's the url:
> >
http://www.siamguru.com/images_search/special/tyrannosaurus%20rex_en.html
> >     Dan Varner
>