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Offline jkno

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Ebay seller using my own photo for his auction
« on: August 11, 2012, 04:48:20 AM »
This guy selling an AT-AT SE is using my own photo for his own auction. I  wrote him an email kindly asking for him to remove it, but nothing.  What should I do next?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=190712683550&ssPageName=ADME:X:AAQ:US:1123

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v226/sergiurusu/Prop%20Replicas%20-%20Studio%20Scale%20and%20Blasters/?action=view&current=MRAT-ATSE02.jpg





When someone can take a detailed close-up photo of his item, not sure why he isn't doing the same for the whole item and needs to use someone else image.
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Re: Ebay seller using my own photo for his auction
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2012, 04:49:33 AM »
The problem with this guy is that he is using photos of 3 different AT-AT's there, you are not really sure what you are buying in the end. The bidders might not be aware that the last AT-AT for example is completely different that the first 2, being a customized MR AT-AT Limited Edition - LE (it usually comes with mirror base, no snow base and no snowspeeder, with different paint apps and different pose) where the others, including mine, are Signature Editions - SE (with snow base, Phil Tippett autograph and studio scale crashed snowspeeder). So as a buyer what are you getting? This is not a $10 Hasbro action figure. For such expensive items using photos others than your own, should be a warning for the buyers, but they seem not to be aware of this.



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Re: Ebay seller using my own photo for his auction
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2012, 06:52:11 PM »
Post yours at 5 to 10X the price & say yours is real & his is fake & not worth $1
That is total BS!! I'd tear him apart for posting yours & not his? There must be something wrong with his?
You need to broadcast to everyone who looks at his & tell them. That is Shady.
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Re: Ebay seller using my own photo for his auction
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2012, 12:26:43 AM »
It seems the auction was taken down, my message to vero at ebay worked. He re-listed it, this time with his own pics, I have no problem with that.
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