“After debating this for the past few weeks, I’ve decided to make my entire flickr stream private.
My images are being stolen and used in ways that I am not comfortable with on an almost weekly basis, sometimes several times in a week. I have blogged about it, talked about it here on my stream, and yet people still feel that my creative property is theirs to take and do with as they please.”
–Photographer and interesting person Lane Hartwell, posting on flickr on her decision to make her photos private due to theft. Her image of Valleywag’s Owen Thomas appeared in The Richter Scale’s video Here comes another bubble, which was just removed fron YouTube due to a “copyright claim by a third party.”

“After debating this for the past few weeks, I’ve decided to make my entire flickr stream private.
My images are being stolen and used in ways that I am not comfortable with on an almost weekly basis, sometimes several times in a week. I have blogged about it, talked about it here on my stream, and yet people still feel that my creative property is theirs to take and do with as they please.”
–Photographer and interesting person Lane Hartwell, posting on flickr on her decision to make her photos private due to theft. Her image of Valleywag’s Owen Thomas appeared in The Richter Scale’s video Here comes another bubble, which was just removed fron YouTube due to a “copyright claim by a third party.”