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Thoughts on the Getty Images deal with Google

Following the Google Images layout changes made a few years ago, changes that we addressedhere, the erosion of commercial photography has continued. In a nutshell, whenever someone clicked on 'View image,' this action would actually load the image rather than the page that used the image or the original source page. As immediate results, piracy has found an excuse and unintentional usage of unlicensed content has flourished, with more people downloading images found with Google image... continue reading

Your Thoughts on PIPA and SOPA?

For those of you Dreamstimers living in the United States, you've most certainly heard of PIPA and SOPA by now, either through the news or through the blackout of your favorite website this past week. Perhaps you've even pondered how it could potentially impact your sales of stock photography. Then again, perhaps you haven't.In a war seemingly between the web industry and Hollywood, true internet freedom is potentially at stake as these two laws would be far too vague to protect intellectual... continue reading

Safe DreamsTime

As piracy has reached some photo stock sites, like many other subjects (No News!), I made many searches to see how safe DT photos are...I know that nothing is totally safe on the net but I have noticed that DT is the photo stock site with less piracy!As for now I can't prove it here unfortunately, but at least that was the conclusion I've reached through 3 days pirate search!I hope I'm not mistaken...Maybe when I reach the 50 online photos I would think seriously of turning to exclusive... continue reading

Music piracy

Today's world is ultimately dominated by internet almost everywhere. Wherever there is modernisation, there is entertainment and music, then there is the internet.The internet is so essential in our daily chores and routine that we may be crippled without it.When I had pictures and couldn't upload to DT, it was so frustrating.Internet is a friend to many, yet a foe to others.The music industry has been suffering alot because of rampant online downloading. This has forced some major... continue reading

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