I'm being an a****** and...... I'm enjoying it. Kind of anyway. It's so easy.
It's no secret that I think DA is falling apart. I have given many reasons for my opinion in previous journal entries. DA is under-staffed. There aren't enough moderators for a site this size. Existing rules are not enforced, and often willingly ignored. DA has become a place where you can basically do anything whenever you want without having to fear consequences. There are more copyright infringements than ever before. DA has a single guy taking care of copyright complaints. I'm assuming there aren't really that many though, because if you try to submit a complaint, the button that reads "Send Report" is a fake that can't be clicked (while the link to file a DMCA report is made to look like normal text). There are entire groups dedicated to stolen art. More and more people use DA like any other image hoster.
From time to time I come across pictures that are obviously taken from another site or another artist. I regularily take the ti