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Published! …no, wait: Ripped off?

Zusammenfassung auf deutsch:

Zum zweifelhaften Umgang mit Copyright bei Tamedia/Newsnetz



I was happy to see my Erwin Wurm picture in this article* (as well as here and here*) – but less so not to find any proper attribution alongside it, nor a paycheck in my mailbox.


I am pissed, quite frankly, I am confident those in charge** will sort this out, and I have taken the appropriate steps.


Updated in the comment section, and blogged by Bö.

– Artikel zur Story: «Auch Flickr-Bilder sind nicht gratis» auf

Update #3 (new!): They continue to ignore the copyrights of Flickr users… who's next?


Petition: Join the group «Newsnetz: Please stop using Flickr pictures without asking»!




* The image has been removed and replaced in the meantime. The screenshots of two other sites it was used on can be found here and here.

** Newsnetz is the online branch of the Tamedia conglomerate. Its associated publications Tagesanzeiger, Basler Zeitung, Der Bund and Berner Zeitung are among the leading newspapers in Switzerland, with a joint circulation of 0.5 million copies.

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