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WarrenPrice

« on: December 22, 2009, 11:53 »
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I've just disabled everything that is more than ONE year old without having a sale.  If DT can take a unsold four-year-old image and move it to the FREE section without your permission ... what next?  What's to stop them from moving any image they want? 

I wonder what ever happened to the images posted there by RJMiz????  Is there a way to search for his images on DT?


BTW:  I see they are now pushing FREE images on Facebook.


vonkara

« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2009, 12:16 »
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Maybe you can disable them when they are moved... Are they do any kind of notification? I know I would never give my images for free on Facebook. Those people aren't designers and don't know the limitation of uses

WarrenPrice

« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2009, 12:23 »
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Maybe you can disable them when they are moved... Are they do any kind of notification? I know I would never give my images for free on Facebook. Those people aren't designers and don't know the limitation of uses

Sorry... didn't mean to indicate that the images were on Facebook.  Just meant that DT is using Facebook to advertise Free Images at the DT site.   :-[

vonkara

« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2009, 12:27 »
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Ok got it now lol... Still I don't know the advantage

« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2009, 12:41 »
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Dreamstime has been notifying me that I havent sold this image in four years
I can ether move it to the free section or disable the file.  You can click on to
Your upload section in your account find all you free images and disable them.
I plan on going thru all my oldies and re keyword them all. ;D

« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2009, 13:34 »
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One year? That seems a little crazy to me. Why not wait at least 2 or 3? What's the saying, "cutting off your nose to spite your face"?

I did see Achilles saying that 90% of images notified were going to the free section which I thought was kind of scary.
« Last Edit: December 22, 2009, 13:36 by cthoman »

« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2009, 13:43 »
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Hi Warren,
I think you're rushing a bit. There's no reason to disable your 1 year old images (unless you don't want them in your port anymore). DT is not going to give them away for free over night.
Also I think I remember Achilles saying something about an option. When you receive your notification you need to tick 'Disable All' once only. From that moment on all your selected images are disabled automatically and nothing goes for free.
But I agree, Free Images must be kept under control and to a minimum low.

« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2009, 13:58 »
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I've just disabled everything that is more than ONE year old without having a sale.
Ah, you must throw your Bordeaux red wines away too after one year since they taste sour.  :P
No worries, le Beaujolais nouveau est arriv !
« Last Edit: December 22, 2009, 14:00 by FD-amateur »

WarrenPrice

« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2009, 14:50 »
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I'm new at this.  It is hard to know who to trust or not.  When the FREE announcement was made, I could not understand the default being FREE vice Disable.  It still doesn't make sense.  I feel very strongly about this.   How does DT have the right to TAKE an image without specific approval?  If I heard a satisfactory answer, maybe it would generate some trust.  Until that default is set to Disable, I cannot trust DT. 

TAKING a four year old image sets the precedent.  Once established, there is no reason not to TAKE any image they choose ... regardless of age.

I'm sure you guys are right.  I am over-reacting.  Consider it a protest.  A very insignificant protest but I can't just "take it."   >:(

« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2009, 14:59 »
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I'm sure you guys are right.  I am over-reacting.  Consider it a protest.
I have been one reacting strongly on the DT forum itself, and Achilles took all the reactions into account. I have this habit to confront people directly. The rules were changed in that once you make a choice disable/free, this choice stays the default. Unless you don't read DT email in years, there is no chance any more that your images will become free "by accident".

« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2009, 15:08 »
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Does it mean that if you haven't sex for a year, you need to ....  :o :o :o :'( :P ???
« Last Edit: December 22, 2009, 15:10 by borg »

« Reply #11 on: December 22, 2009, 15:36 »
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i think your rushing things warren ,i had a sale today on a image which was uploaded exactly 12months ago today first sale

iam was new back then ,bad keywording is prolly why it took that image  so long to sell . merry christmas and a happy new year .

« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2009, 16:16 »
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A very insignificant protest but I can't just "take it."

I totally get your reaction and your protest. I was perturbed by that announcement too.

WarrenPrice

« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2009, 16:31 »
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I'm sure you guys are right.  I am over-reacting.  Consider it a protest.
I have been one reacting strongly on the DT forum itself, and Achilles took all the reactions into account. I have this habit to confront people directly. The rules were changed in that once you make a choice disable/free, this choice stays the default. Unless you don't read DT email in years, there is no chance any more that your images will become free "by accident".


So did I, FD.  So much so that my post was deleted and my discussion with Achilles wound up in the Private Comments. 
My point is that none of this is "by accident." 

I repeat ... what has happened to the images of RJMIZ.  I doubt that he gets emails ... He died.  Does he default to FREE?




« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2009, 03:23 »
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So did I, FD.  So much so that my post was deleted and my discussion with Achilles wound up in the Private Comments. 
My point is that none of this is "by accident." 
Like banks and bond emitters, DT plays on the "dead" money. About 2% of the bonds money is never collected since old Auntie kept the shares under the bed and the ants or the dog ate it when she got Alzheimer.

I repeat ... what has happened to the images of RJMIZ.  I doubt that he gets emails ... He died.  Does he default to FREE?
Yes, unless his heirs read the email. As far as I understood, he had none. There was a friend that inherited his PC with all his tutorials but that friend had no clue how to save those, as was found out when he posted on some forums (this one?) under RJMIZ nick.
DT does the same as all banks and bond emitters. What should they do then? Burn the money or the images? They will keep RJMIZ earnings too, unless somebody shows up with conclusive proof that he is an heir.

« Reply #15 on: December 23, 2009, 08:24 »
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I am being asked by DT about such images, and so far I disabled a few. I don't bother going and disabling old images on my own, only do that when prompted by DT.

traveler1116

« Reply #16 on: December 24, 2009, 01:51 »
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Disable them all is my advice.  I'm down to less than 50 images there and can't wait to get the rest off.

« Reply #17 on: December 24, 2009, 03:57 »
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I'm down to less than 50 images there and can't wait to get the rest off.
Why? Are you on the Road to Serfdom;)

traveler1116

« Reply #18 on: December 24, 2009, 12:58 »
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I'm down to less than 50 images there and can't wait to get the rest off.
Why? Are you on the Road to Serfdom;)

Hopefully a better paying serfdom but only time will tell.

alias

« Reply #19 on: December 24, 2009, 13:10 »
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DT is using Facebook to advertise Free Images at the DT site.   :-[

The advertising you see relates to the profile of you which the advertising spooks build as they track you around the web. Your cookies, flash cookies etc. You visit lots of stock sites so you are seeing adverts for stock. And probably gadgets too.

FWIW I often get adverts for muslim marriage bureaux. Bizarrely I think they must have decided that I'm a 25 - 40 years old Pakistani male probably mostly living in Europe.


« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2010, 11:49 »
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You bettya I'm disabling them  ;)

« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2010, 13:47 »
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Is there a way to see if any of my images are free?

« Reply #23 on: February 17, 2010, 01:57 »
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ummmm let me know who i have to show proof to that im RJmiz's biological daughter. please email me [email protected]

« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2010, 03:16 »
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ummmm let me know who i have to show proof to that im RJmiz's biological daughter. please email me [email protected]


Hi and welcome!

I don't think you'll need to show 'proof of identity' as such, we're all accepted here on the basis of our posts.

However Leaf, who moderates the forum, does have a system of 'verification' for agency representatives. If you want to discuss your circumstances you could PM him here;

http://www.microstockgroup.com/index.php?action=pm;sa=send;u=2


 

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