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Terms of Service MisinterpretationCurrently the fuss over the Terms of Service is Clause 16 and the only reason that this clause is causing a problem is because the people concerned with it stop reading there or read it in isolation without looking at all parts of the Terms.Terms of Service Misinterpretation by realitysquared
But first things first- here's clause 16;
16. Copyright in Your Content
deviantART does not claim ownership rights in Your Content. For the sole purpose of enabling us to make your Content available through the Service, you grant to deviantART a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, re-format, store, prepare derivative works based on, and publicly display and perform Your Content. Please note that when you upload Content, you allow third parties to copy, distribute and display your Content.
Now the concern is over that last bolded line. That line is there to make certain that people are aware that others may download, view, d
Clarifying 3D Stock, “Tubes” and “Renders”With the growing abundance of affordable 3D modeling and rendering programs it was only a matter of time until generous artists began offering finished 3D renders as stock artwork for others to use in their works.Clarifying 3D Stock, “Tubes” and “Renders” by realitysquared
While the generosity of these 3D stock artists is to be applauded there are others who taint the 3D stock movement by offering chopped up works which rightfully belong to others. Ill attempt to draw a distinctive line between the two types of 3D stock which you will find available.
Be aware that your choice to use or offer the wrong type of 3D stock can result in your submissions being removed and even action being taken against your account.
The acceptable form of 3D stock is one in which you, the submitting artist, has personally posed, textured and rendered the model or scene in question. This involves the purchase of a program capable of handling and rendering figures, models and textures or the use of an open source program capable of the same feats. Regardl
Smiley Xtra Add-on to Credit ArtistsSmiley Xtra is a popular Firefox add-on which allows users to search a large database of smilies and easily insert the preferred one into forum posts, blog entries, etc. The database currently includes over 2000 emotes submitted by the usership, which, needless to say, has not as a rule sought the permission of the author before submitting an emoticon.Smiley Xtra Add-on to Credit Artists by livius
Because emoticons are so small and so ubiquitous, people have become accustomed to seeing these art works as public property, unsourced and unattributed, floating out there in the ether for anyone to use wherever and whenever they want.
Smiley Xtra, in conjunction with the emoticonist community of deviantART, is taking a stand against this widespread disregard for the art form.
Coder James Baker is now working on a complete renovation of the extension. The next release will feature a brand new database of smilies authorized for use by and fully attributed t
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