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    http://www.vegassportspics.com

    Does anyone know anything about this site or it's owner? The image at the top of the page and the image at the bottom of the page were completely stolen from a friend of mine who had paid to have them developed.

    Any recommendations on the best way to approach the situation?

    Are they a member here?

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    Well, I would verify that the person that created the artwork and sold it to your friend also gave up his right of reselling the work.

    If the creator did not give the purchaser exclusive right to the work, then they could resell it.

    If exclusive rights were obtained, double check that they didn't sell it, then you should contact the site owner and attempt to discuss the removal.

    There are a few avenues to follow for copyright infringement, and a few members here can supply a few links that will help (I don't have them handy but I'm sure someone will post them)

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    Thank you for the reply Universal.

    My understanding of copyright issues like this is that, when something is developed under contract, it is what the copyright office terms a "work for hire".

    Essentially what this means is that they copyright is shared equally between the person who contracted the job, and the person who did the creating. Either party has the right to sell the work, but only if they obtain prior approval from the person who shares the copyright with them, which did not happen in this instance.

    I doubt very seriously that this person sold it either. I will advise him to ask, just to double check, but I say that because he would insist on his name and copyright credit being placed into the source code, and it is not there. Plus, the images simply do not fit the design of the site, and this guy would have made a version that fit correctly. It seems like a copy and paste of someone else's art file to me.

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