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Stock Copyright - Shutterstock, iStock vs. DAFirst and foremost, I am not a lawyer. This journal contains my personal understanding of copyright law, terms and conditions for the mentioned websites as it relates to the stock and the artistic community here on DeviantArt (DA).
However, please feel free to share this journal.
Recently, one of DA’s most active and respected stock users came under fire for using off site (meaning outside DA) stocks in her work. As a “stocker”, I was surprised to hear of this - It was my understanding that this was common practice for artists to do.
It prompted me to look into the matter and dust off the little bit of arts law I studied whilst doing my post grad in Arts Management. (And I will save you the definition of IP law and the fact that copyright stays in effect for about 150 years, give or take a few. If you want to read a bit more about the basics in easy to und
Watchers Feature- the rest!So I have been very busy the past few days!! I'm sorry for not posting this sooner, for the rest of my watcher who have not been included in a feature yet, here it is!
Since it has been a few days, I can't recall everyone who has been included, so if I forgot you, let me know!!! I'll add it in here! . Also, if you are repeated in here, sorry..?
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