The Future of Artist's Copyright Is Not At Risk!Updated Foreword: There was some confusion as to the authenticity of this legislation, but Brollonks brought it to my attention that this is indeed real, and provided links to the official government website that back this up. It is not a hoax. However, misunderstandings of the severity and implications of the report have occurred, which we can now clear up for you: No, there is no bill. But, yes there is just a notice of inquiry at the moment.More Like This
It will likely not affect us. However it is important to keep an eye on these things.
Again (to reinforce this point) we do not need to be afraid! As Homophones brought to my attention, the "legislation" is actually just a "note of inquiry". That means that it is a hearing where comments and opinions are invited, but no rules have as yet been proposed. There is no bill yet... t
READ THIS, I DON'T CARE WHO YOU AREThis is really important, guys. Especially to United States artists that aren't part of a company.More Like This
Even people from other countries can help us out over here so there isn't a mass deactivation.
Searching up on this topic will yield very little information as it was recently shared with the public.
The United States Congress is debating whether to pass a bill that allows companies to infringement your art for commercial use.
In simpler terms: It will allow any company to steal your: characters, art, sketches, photography, paintings, etc. because they are considered "orphaned" if not part of a company.
They don't even have to tell you that they're using the art/characters.
Read more on the subject in the links below:
hey!!!@ all my watchers!!! i hope you've been havin a real good day of drawing but please, PLEASE take a couple minutes to stretch out your hands!!!!! neglecting to stretch regularly can really damage your hand and may prevent you from drawing in the future and that would make me sad so if you don't have a lot of time, at least do your dominant hand please!! thanksMore Like This