Ok get ready for more ranting about the picture stealing situation....as soon as I noticed the first picture I quickly went to view all of that seller's items and then I saw that they had 7 of my pictures as well as several other's from another web shoppe that I am familiar with so I emailed that shoppe owner as well. I sent the seller a message on all 7 of their auctions which displayed my pictures and I also notified ebay of the situation....no response from ebay yet, which I'm not surprised because their customer service is almost non-existent, well that's another rant so I can't get into that at this point, LOL. I did receive replies from the seller and initially they said they were very sorry and blamed it on their "assistant" and said they'd look into removing my pictures....they managed to change the picture on 3 of their auctions but not all 7 which is confusing to me....in another reply they asked me how much did I want for my photos and I told them that I just don't want them used at all....AND....to make matters worse....in one of their replies to me they said this, (quote) "listen i didnt steal anything from you i have appologized and appologized and i will take care of it if you need to plaster it on your face book go ahead im really sorry i really didnt know what was done" (end quote)....that was in response to one of my not-so-nice emails but it sure didnt' help!....THEN the person says they figured out where their "assistant" got my web address from....they said they have my link saved because they've purchased from me before....so I looked up their name and yes they did purchase 3 dolls from me earlier in the year....they're not selling the dolls though, they're selling stuff that I also sell and basically competing with me so using my photos is just plain immoral. I searched up how to watermark a photo and am going to have to take some time to figure out how to do it....does anyone out there have any tips on how to do that?
well I feel better now getting all of that off my chest!