Identity theft cases increasing on social media

13:34 Jan 24 2013 Islamabad

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Islamabad: A Facebook page and a blog space has been created under the name of a renowned art photographer, where her work was displayed without her information and permission. In some instances her work was displayed as their own. On approaching the administrator of the page,they responded that they were her fans and were just trying to promote her work. On confrontation, they apologized and took the websites down. However, the artist also claimed that some other people are also flaunting her work as their own (with their watermarks). The artist alleges that such incidents are not only affecting her means to earn but is also stealing her art.
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