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#1 Alison Perkins

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 09:11 AM

There are a lot of familiar images on this Instagram account. Maybe they are there legitimately, but I'm suspicious.

 

https://www.instagram.com/spotmydive/

 

Not many photo credits in there...


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#2 davephdv

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Posted 16 December 2016 - 12:46 AM

It looks suspicious.
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Posted 17 July 2017 - 02:10 PM

It seems obvious that they are, but unless you can identify a photo as "yours", it doesn't appear that you can do much about it.


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#4 bvanant

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 09:47 AM

I think the site is not claiming they are their original pictures and there is attribution for many photos. I guess the real question is "Does Paul Nicklin give them permission to use for example the Narwhal shots"

 

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#5 Alison Perkins

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 06:28 PM

Well, this is 7 months on from the original post. There look like a lot more photo credits there now. But I suspect they still don't have permission for the most part.

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