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It's not Hak5, it's pirated artwork for sale, and a common practice on eBay sellers from outside the US (and even in the US), and Amazon is one of the worst when it comes to resellers. Next to impossible to get something removed on Amazon. DMCA take down notice would need to be filed with proof of ownership of the artwork. I hope hak5 has good lawyer for this. Not the easiest thing to get sites to removed your stolen artwork. I speak from experience with the same issues of my own artwork sold on shirts by other retailers, with Amazon being the worst at this. Hopefully eBay isn't the same way.

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11 hours ago, digip said:

It's not Hak5, it's pirated artwork for sale, and a common practice on eBay sellers from outside the US (and even in the US), and Amazon is one of the worst when it comes to resellers. Next to impossible to get something removed on Amazon. DMCA take down notice would need to be filed with proof of ownership of the artwork. I hope hak5 has good lawyer for this. Not the easiest thing to get sites to removed your stolen artwork. I speak from experience with the same issues of my own artwork sold on shirts by other retailers, with Amazon being the worst at this. Hopefully eBay isn't the same way.

I would say it's alright as long as they don't claim it's theirs. These guys might be but in general if it's a fanbase thing then I think it would be alright - though these guys..they aren't referencing Hak5 or anything. They probably grab a hoodie from the closest Big W and stick a patch on it from Hak5, selling it for twice the price..

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7 minutes ago, Dave-ee Jones said:

I would say it's alright as long as they don't claim it's theirs. These guys might be but in general if it's a fanbase thing then I think it would be alright - though these guys..they aren't referencing Hak5 or anything. They probably grab a hoodie from the closest Big W and stick a patch on it from Hak5, selling it for twice the price..

Hak5 hak shop stuff, is not exactly the fan base stuff, so when you sell items for profit with the Hak5 product logos, I would think they take some issue. If they made and donated like for free to something or with proceeds going to like HFC, I can see being more community based and something others get behind, but I can't foresee them being pleased by the eBay shirts. It's just one of those things that you aren't going to able to prevent it from happening, and you either live with it, or let the lawyers handle it, since they get paid to worry about it. Infringement is still infringement.

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8 minutes ago, digip said:

Hak5 hak shop stuff, is not exactly the fan base stuff, so when you sell items for profit with the Hak5 product logos, I would think they take some issue. If they made and donated like for free to something or with proceeds going to like HFC, I can see being more community based and something others get behind, but I can't foresee them being pleased by the eBay shirts. It's just one of those things that you aren't going to able to prevent it from happening, and you either live with it, or let the lawyers handle it, since they get paid to worry about it. Infringement is still infringement.

True. I didn't really think about it from that perspective..

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