The Paperchase plagiarism issue continues to roll on. Hidden Eloise reports that the truth about the copied image has now emerged. But not from Paperchase. No sign of an apology from Paperchase. Even though they were the ones selling products using the copied image. Isn’t selling items infringing on copyright illegal?
An apology is due from Paperchase and from its CEO Timothy Melgund.
Not only to Hidden Eloise but to the Twitter users who they have patronised and offended with their comments:
“What upsets us as a whole is that a lot of our good customers have been angered by this and there is no reason for it…
Oh really? Selling products which infringe on someone else’s copyright should be ignored then?
“We take all reasonable precautions when we purchase our designs from companies or individuals, because, to be blunt, we want to make sure they are entitled to sell it.”
Well Timbo, your precautions seem to have fallen short in this case. Begs the question are there other cases where your precautions have fallen short? Will you be reviewing your procdures and publishing the results of your review? Continue reading Coporate Theft Update: Truth Out But Paperchase Still Refuse To Apologise