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Art Theft - DA Proposal Reducing Art Theft - A Practical, Collaborative ProposalMore Like This
For a site that has copyright embodied and fused to its very core, I would like to see more attention to art security and practical assistance to those who have suffered from art theft. The problem, although not exclusive to DA is real and will not go away without effort. So here are some semi-coherent thoughts directed to DA and its users about some practical solutions. Consider it an open invitation for discussion. If we cannot prevent those who infringe on copyright perhaps it is time to reward those that do not . . .
Without the benefit of a survey to determine the extent of art theft and copyright infringement among the DA membership, it would seem reasonable to suggest that many who have suffered art theft or copyright infringement do not take much further action. This may be caused by lack of knowledge, lack of collaborative tools or support, or personal reasons such a