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Is this a CC Licensing violation?

I came across a blog that shared my DIY rotary tool project which is under CC-BY-NC-SA. 
I am new to this licensing thing, but how the project has been shared by the blog doesn't feel right to me. 

The blog admin has downloaded the images and stl files from my instructable and uploaded directly to their website and in the 'parts required' list they have put affiliate links. Does it violate the Non-Commercial license? 

At the end of the article, they have a small link to my instructable. 

Is this legal to do so and within the limits of the Creative Common license? If yes, What can I do in the future so that other people are not using my projects for making easy money? Thanks. 

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Kiteman28 days ago

IMO, the affiliated links do break the NC part of the license.

Send them an email, include a link to the license, and ask them to either take down the commercial links or send you all the proceeds of the link.

iceng1 month ago

Legal is if you want to enforce. Sue first to make them travel to your city,

Act as on your own behalf they will hire a lawyer and have to travel to your town putting a dollar pressure on the evil thief...

iceng iceng1 month ago

I'm no lawyer but have goon this rout with success..

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Being right does not always mean everyone else acknowleges that.
Some websites are known to violate all terms and conditions because they operate from somewhere where you will never reach them.
But the only way to stop them is to at least try - if you care about your work and want the cntent removed...

I suggest to go this route for minimum costs:
Contact the owner of said blog/website in a professional way.
So use proper language and avoid all threads/bad language, think of it as a business letter.
Include the terms of your Instructable, that you did not give any consent to have it published on their website and that you did not receive any money from them for it either.
State that it might just be an oversight from a low level employee but that you still demand to take the content down within 48 hours.
Usually that should be enough to get a response, if not invest a few bucks for a cheap legal service and have a letter written by them that includes you taking legal action if not followed.
Last option then would be as Iceng suggested and to actually start a court case in your home town and have all required paperwork done by a lawyer.

Problem is that some websites don't care and think they get away with everything as long as they get enough hits for their ads.
Best success rates are for websites in "modern" countries that have strict copyright laws, US, EU, Canada, UK - just to name a few.
Russian or chinese websites usually mean your content will stay.

Makernaut (author)  Downunder35m1 month ago

Thanks for your comment. For now I may contact the website that is violating the terms, But I realize, that contacting each and every website every time there is a violation would be time-consuming in the long term. What would be a better solution in your opinion, such that even if these websites violate the terms, atleast people know the original creator?

If it would be so easy to take down these copy cats then we would not have the problem.
They do it because in 99% of cases they get away with it and even if someone cought them it is pure luck if you get your rights without extensive legal work.

mtairymd1 month ago
Makernaut (author)  mtairymd1 month ago

Thanks for the links, very helpful. But I realize, that contacting each and every website every time there is a violation would be time-consuming in the long term. What would be a better solution in your opinion, such that even if these websites violate the terms, atleast people know the original creator?

The ETSY person pulled it down after I sent a email. It's funny that I would have given her the pictures and permission to use them if she wasn't snarky in our email correspondence. I don't speak French so I didn't even try the French Buzzfeed site. I don't have a solution except to manually check every once in while. For me, it's not worth the hassle.