Government Employee & Barbadian Blogger victimised by Partisan Politricks – Image used w/o Permission
More often than not, I carry a Disclaimer, semi-humorous but equally semi-true… I have sought to keep local Politricks from this Blog except when it may personally encroach me! With elections due by middle of next month/year, and the following is a means of propaganda unwittingly and unwillingly involving me then this too is an encroachment!
The last time I stated I was not satisfied with the representational powers of a certain MP in my district, now I find myself enlisted for partisan chicanery without being asked! I was looking on youtube to see what new Bajan material there is, and lo & behold…
Maubymouts on youtube have done a video where it appears I am supporting the ruling party as the 4th day of Xmas. I was pissed, although I know this image is on Hi5 & MySpace, ASK ME! It is still my property as such… Here is what I said and they have chosen to ignore (I am surprised the comment is still there, but then so is the video) –
This is Ian Bourne, (246) 266-1866, you have used my image in a political satire without my permission, you have been flagged to YouTube for abuse of personal copyright, my suggestion is that you edit this video IMMEDIATELY. I am in no way affiliated to one party or another and do not appreciate the copying of my appearance without notification, far less financial compensation. Remove ASAP!I have flagged the video as inappropriate, but the more the merrier – I need your help folks, the point of this News Blog is to politicise ABROAD, I am far too well aware that local politicking is very thin-skinned and vindictive, so let’s get that crap off… I’d be glad if the video above gets obsolete or deleted!