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I'm getting really sick of seeing these competitions with famous authors/directors etc (Neil Gaiman, Robert Rodriguez and such) trying to scam hardworking artists work for free. The terms and conditions are truly alarming. Having just read the Robert Rodriguez one in particular, it basically states that anything you submit, Blackberry will own and can use your name and twitterhandle and your likeness for anything they like and whatever advertising and promotional material they want to until the end of time and you can do nothing about it. These people have enough money and they can afford to pay for storyboards and art directors etc but they want to basically steal your IP from you and give you no compensation or even credit for your work. Absolutely disgusting.


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I am a digital art dabbler with an interest in fantasy photomanipulation and photography. I have only recently begun to realise my artistic potential and am trying to learn as much as I can, and thoroughly enjoying myself along the way! I also make jewellery, cards and various other bits and pieces as the mood takes me.

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RockStocks Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the watch :D
conzpiracy Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist

Really appreciate the :+devwatch: and the support - much respect :)


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artlmntl Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013
Thank you. I credited your astute observation in my latest journal. It's at the bottom, "But wait... there's more!" [link]
arawyndesigns Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks! It is a bit of a worry, just by participating you seem to allow them to do that. I work for a law firm (but not a lawyer) and they are some of the scariest T&C's I have come across.
artlmntl Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013
:) It is worrying. More of us need to speak out against this sort of thing. Thank you for spreading the word. :handshake:
UriahGallery Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Professional Photographer
You're very welcome. :nod:
Funerium Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch, always appreciated. .ahoy:
HermitCrabStock Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012
Thank you for the watch! :hug:
Mscheveous Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
Thank you so much for the +Fav!
ShinyHeels Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for fav:iconluveplz:
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