Art Theft - How to fight against it.I've been confronted to an insane amount of art theft cases lately so I've decided to create a journal explaining some important points about this issue. Many people suggested me to turn it into a news article, so here it is. You can find the original journal here : http://dianae.deviantart.com/journal/21479812/ (frequently updated)Art Theft - How to fight against it. by Dianae
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Many people think images are free because they find avatars, psp tubes, myspace layouts, signatures, etc made out of some pictures, without credit.
Art theft nurtures art theft.
SAY NO TO FREE ARTEvery day, there are more and more posts on here seeking "artists" for everything from auto graphics to comic books to corporate logo designs. More people are finding themselves in need of some form of illustrative service.SAY NO TO FREE ART by PamzyLove
But what they're NOT doing, unfortunately, is realizing how rare someone with these particular talents can be.
To those who are "seeking artists", let me ask you; How many people do you know, personally, with the talent and skill to perform the services you need? A dozen? Five? One? none?
More than likely, you don't know any. Otherwise, you wouldn't be posting on here to find them.
And this is not really a surprise.
In this country, there are almost twice as many neurosurgeons as there are professional illustrators. There are eleven times as many certified mechanics. There are SEVENTY times as many people in the IT field.
So, given that they are less rare, and therefore less in demand, would it make sense to ask your mechanic to work on your car for free? Woul