January 2014: 269 sales
Out of interest, in what situation would someone need that many licenses?
I want to use the script “X” in my website template for sale. The “X” script costs $50 (extended license). I want to use it in 10 templates, so 10 x $50 = $500
Much expensive to me. So i’ll to find another solution, a free solution or i’ll buy much less licenses.
But if i could buy one developer/multi license for $250 allowing to me to use the script 10 times?
Much more interesting.
Good for Envato, author and buyer.
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@marcoarib, so do you mean that author purchased Regular license and using it on Themes/Template download package? or it could be showed only on preview, so make sure. Not sure about this particular case but it is allowed to show one preview using one Regular License.
In the worst case (there were 3 cases so far), my product was being sold as part of 4 templates with just one regular license.
Is very simple to define a policy to combat it, just set punishments such as fines, suspension of sales, etc.. The only punishment to the offender is having to change his product. Unbelievable! In the last two days I opened 3 tickets (DMCA) for different authors. Sad!
Finding these problems in the review process can be complicated. But once the problem is detected, the Envato Staff must act energetically. I will be very disappointed if there is no punitive action. Envato does not need that kind of author.
I’m not talking about Extended License. I’m talking about authors who purchase a product under Regular License and use it as a part of their templates on Themeforest.
When this situation is discovered, the template is suspended. So, the author changes the template and put it online again.
I suppose nothing more happens with the author, but I think he should be punished for breaking the rules this way. In my case, he handed my product almost 500 times without my permission.
My product is small and has modest sales, but what may be happening at the moment with a popular product like Royal Slider?
What Envato is doing to stop this sort of thing?
I would like to discuss with you about the unauthorized use of items on ThemeForest. Today I discovered that an author is using my product in 4 templates being sold. At this time these 4 products have 464 sales. I have already taken the necessary steps and opened a ticket for Envato Staff.
Authors receive some punishment in case of a massive breach of the licenses? We’re not talking about 10, 20 or 100 sales. We’re talking about 464 irregular sales.
I think the Envato should act more harshly against this type of author. Only removing the product is little and does not prevent the author do it again.
This is a revolting situation for the honest authors.
Anyone had similar experience? What do you think should be done against this type of author?