I few months ago I met up with this band. They liked my pictures and offered me to design they're album cover using my pictures. I was supposed to get paid for this of course. Besides designing their album I also took pictures at their concerts, you know so they can post it on myspace or whatever - NON COMMERCIAL USAGE. There have been four situations when I have seen my pictures edited and posted up on sites. The first time it happened I told the band that they cannot edit or modify in any way any of my work. This repeated another 3 times...
A few days ago I saw my picture of the band on a website, edited (in a really bad way) and had a logo of Nokia on it.
It says on the web that this image will be offered to people as a wallpaper for their cell phones if they come to Nokias event.
Now heres where it get complicated. I have never agreed to anyone to use/ edit any of my pictures/graphics for any commercial usage. I wrote to the bands manager about this situation and he replied that there was a misunderstanding because they "thought' that I gave mutual permission to use all of my work for FREE. There is no paper work on this agreement and I never gave such permission , except for the album which I was suppose to do and get paid for.
I'm positive that I won't get off any money from the bands manager, by looking how the way he replied. I havent talked to nokia about this yet. What should I do, because I think this is breaking the law by abusing my copyrights in using my work for commercial advertisement and editing it without me even knowing about it.