Image theft is a descriptive term, which sometimes doesn’t come close to describing the stress and embarrassment caused when personal data or images are used without permission and posted on the internet for public consumption.

One of the most damaging aspects of image theft is revenge porn. This guide, Stop Internet Image Theft provides a very useful guide about all aspects of image theft and what to do if your personal images or videos are being used without your permission.

You don’t have to search too hard to find incidents of celebrity image thefts being reported online, but while these stories may attract the most media attention for obvious reasons, you certainly don’t have to enjoy celebrity status in order to suffer the potentially damaging consequences of image theft, especially if the images taken are of a deeply personal nature.

The guide provides valuable pointers on how to protect yourself online and what action to take if you find that you have become another victim of the recent phenomenon termed as revenge porn.

Any image you upload to the internet is vulnerable to theft, so it makes sense to learn how the theft can occur and just as importantly, how you can prevent it happening to you.

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