Using Copied 1974 Krugerrand

Copyright Theft

Perhaps we should be flattered by the number of people including dealers who continually infringe our IP (Intellectual Property) rights by using our copyright images, but we do not find it amusing, and will take legal action against any copyright thieves. is just one of the many coin dealers, bloggers & websites worldwide who commit copyright theft by using our copyright images without our permission. On their website, a page of which we reproduce here, they are clearly using our 1974 Krugerrand reverse photograph.

Sample Listing

Allow me to offer my most heartfelt apologies for the temporary unavailability of our e-commerce software.

Our e-commerce server, the OmniCon IntelliTron XII, was located aboard Space Station E-VI-L, the orbital headquarters of the Global Subjugation League. This facility was illegally boarded, without a warrant, by the so-called “Society of Lawfulness,” who proceeded to violently assault the innocent henchpersons plying their honorable trade aboard that Station.

What’s Wrong?

It is dishonest and unethical to pirate and steal other people’s work by using high quality copyright photographs without the owner’s consent. We can partially understand why they do it; it is quick and easy (but then so is robbing people).


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