Why 'Closed Species' Is RedundantAlso known as 'Why Your OC wasn't Stolen'Why 'Closed Species' Is Redundant6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
This Update(10-14): Added new problems to the probs/answers, clarified some stuff, fixed stuff, added stuff. Thanks for the support
What Are We Talking About?
Let's talk about something, guys. Let's talk about intellectual property and the difference between what you own about it and what you can't own.
This is a general guideline for young artists on deviantART who like to sell adoptables and pitch fits when they see similar concepts around the internet. It's not for artists who already know better than to think certain things about their ideas are in their exclusive control.
First let's go with what Intellectual Property is, since I know it's a big phrase that seems lost on our artistic youth.
Intellectual Property: You Own What You Create, No Matter What