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Injustice because of a fake buyer

A buyer get a design from me. After I delivered the files, he cancelled the order through Fiverr customer support and get the refund. Then Fiverr limited and reviewed my account and let me know I copied a logo from another site. But the really happened is that buyer stolen my design and uploaded to his site or re-sell my logo for another one. Is there anyone who can help to find the date of upload the logo on that site?

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All of your work must be original. If Fiverr took action against your account for stealing the work of others, then they likely had strong evidence of what they claimed.

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To have some info on when it was uploaded/created you could look at the properties of the image/metadata, the properties of the web page, the google cache of the website, any copies of the page on archive . org. and compare any of those dates/times with the date/time you created it/delivered it.

You could also show the source file of your image to Fiverr support if that will help show you created it.

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Yes, maybe do some screen snapshots or something from Photoshop and explain what happened.

In the future you should put author info, etc. in the File Info field in Photoshop.

I think most people aren’t smart enough to know how to go in and delete it. And you could prove that you created the image that way in the future.

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http://********-gym.com This is the site who stole and uploaded my logo. Anyone can find the uploaded date and time details of the logo in this site?

Mod Note: URL removed.

Sorry I couldn’t find the date of the image. It didn’t have a page an archive . org and the Google webcache didn’t give a date (it usually does). I don’t know if an image search for it would help but you could try - I didn’t find anything. I looked at the properties of the image but that didn’t give any useful info.

It’s most probably a recent site because it still has “Lorem ipsum” in different places on the home page of the site. The main web page (home page) has a “last modified” date of 22 March 2019, 18:31:55 GMT according to http response (though I don’t know if that’s accurate).

Maybe there’s a researcher on the main Fiverr site that could find the info.

You say “But the really happened is that buyer stolen my design and uploaded to his site or re-sell my logo for another one” - you should be able to check if the buyer has uploaded it to his site probably. I assume you know the name of the company/URL or can do an image search for the exact logo that was delivered.

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See attached!!! Hope it helps.

Metadata

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That’s the modification date & time of the page itself like specified above (given by http response). It may or may not be when the image itself was uploaded/changed. Maybe it was that date, though maybe it could have been another element of the site that was modified at that date/time (eg. in theory the image date could have been earlier).

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The host of the website as per my research is
https://www.namecheap.com/

You can contact them for further clarification.

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Also, the author of the website (according to Firefox page info) is the same name as a Fiverr seller).

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No active gigs under the same name. Might be a coincidence if the author is a seller on fiverr. (Location differs though).

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Logo Last Modified on the website - last modified Feb 26, 2020.

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This image was modified today only, as of Feb 28 2020

The logo modified on Feb 26 2020.

Rest of the images are modified in 2018.

Note: This is my research only based on the responses received from the website. You should contact the host provided in my earlier post for further clarification.

Good Luck!!

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I doubt it is a coincidence.Most dodgy resellers use multiple Fiverr accounts so they can find ways to get work FOC.

To me, this looks like a reseller building a website for a client (Infinity Fitness) by farming out work to Fiverr sellers.

Other than that, I have nothing to add here as I am to tired too go all Sherlock Holmes. However, this thread is gripping. It’s like Fiverr CSI.

Keep it up @uk1000 and @rahulgraphics!

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Thank you very much for your time and effort. I’m highly appreciate that. They help me a lot to solve this. Thanks again

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Thank you very much for your time and effort. I’m highly appreciate that. They help me a lot to solve this. Thank you

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Also the author of the site that’s the same name as a Fiverr user - it might be a Fiverr buyer only (if it is the same person and not just a coincidence) since they have no active gigs and don’t seem to have delivered anything.

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