Can I stop a website using my Facebook photos?

I was informed last night that my profile and pictures are on a dating site that I am not a part of. When I veiwed for myself, I saw that they took pictures and commments from my Facebook page that I had posted last year. This site is using my photos to get men to join the site. By law, can they do this?

Jacquelyn on July 5, 2012

No. If they are going to make money, they can’t use photos that you own the copyright for, or are featured in, unless they get your permission. You should be able to get the photos removed by submitting a DMCA Takedown Notice with the hosting company.

DMCA Takedown Notice, Facebook

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