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Beware of Chain Letter Style Panic Journals

Journal Entry: Mon Apr 7, 2014, 9:51 AM

There is currently a nasty little rumor going around that someone started in their journal.

The message is basically something like;

On 21 of may, deviantart will be deleting all accounts. Not plz accounts. accounts ,  But just all name-wasted accounts, or accounts that we think are fake, or that are useless. We are doing this to prevent something that could possibly may happen in the future. If we find this message on your deviantID, journal, etc. We will know that your not fake.

Thank you for listening

-deviantart staff 

This message is complete garbage Please don't get sucked into the panic of spreading the journal because it's a complete hoax started by someone either to simply cause panic or to see how far it would be spread by the gullible.


Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
I joined deviantART just about a month or so after it opened on September 22, 2000 and I immediately enjoyed the unique community atmosphere and vision which I found here. I've always attempted to put my full support behind the site, it's staff, and it's artistic vision for the future.
Because of my constant presence and supportive attitude I was invited to join the staff as a member of the Policy Violation Team in 2002, an invitation I was more than happy to accept.

The PVT was eventually reorganized as the Copyright & Etiquette Administration (or CEA) where I now find myself as a project manager. In this capacity I am responsible for overseeing the training and operation of the CEA staff, creation of training and other support documentation, maintaining the Policy section of the FAQ and directly handling several other responsibilities and tasks.


Deviousness Award

Deviousness Award
We're pretty sure Realitysquared has earned deviousness before, but for some strange reason the award dissapeared from his deviantART page! In any case, he's one of our favorite deviants and has easily earnt the award for a second time. Realitysquared has been an avid supporter of deviantART since its inception and his excellent and unique art combined with a mature and intelligent approach to the site has resulted in the award going his way once more.
-awarded December 1999

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realitysquared 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
You need to file a claim of infringement with out customer service center- we have a form located at which will guide you through the process of doing that correctly.
Schattensterndrache 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This was already done and I thank them for her feedback!
Sephirona Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just wanted to take the time to thank you for what you do, it's never easy to see art you've worked hard on being stolen and edited by others as if it belongs to them just because they found it online. The professional artistic atmosphere encouraged here at dA is what makes it such a great site to be on and to contribute to. Thank you again!
Uniquely-Designed Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm sorry reality that people are so dense to obviously NOT read the actual copyright policy of dA. It even states to file a DMCA claim if the artwork in question stolen and it has to be the original artist. I wish people would realize LEGALLY by law if they want their images removed for an "art thief" they have to file that claim. otherwise they don't get their wish..

Thank you for being an awesome admin and artist.
I am not sure if I am meant to contact you here or somewhere else regarding the ticket I sent in and the counter ticket that was applied to it. 
This is regarding Request #621509. 
The deviant art user I reported did in fact draw the piece, however, he drew it from my original concept. I gave him a description and he drew it. My problem is not with him displaying the work. My problem is with him having prints of the piece for sale. 

The character in question is very near and dear to my heart. He is completely 100% my intellectual property. I do not want his prints sold and the artist has no right to sell my intellectual property. If something can be done about him selling it, I will be happy.
realitysquared Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You need to actually reply to the customer service ticket; this is most easily done by simply replying to the email which you received.
Thank you. I sent a reply e-mail. I apologize for my lack of familiarity with DA.
Thank you so much for your pathetic excuse for help with my ticket against a user who was clearly stealing artwork, including my own. Your LACK of any sort of support to help and solve the situation at hand was the perfect example as to why dA has gone to utter garbage. I understand now, that you don't want to help basically anyone no matter what the case may be. I mean, I even provided MULTIPLE links to the stolen artwork and then a link to each original, and you stated you could not do anything because "I was not the original artist of the examples sent". Really...? I mean REALLY. Even with the proof that was given? 

Pathetic. Absolutely ridiculous. Your service is garbage. dA has gone to shit thanks to admins like you. 
realitysquared Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You filed a complaint concerning alleged infringement involving content belonging to other artists- third party accusations are not accepted in these matters and you were instructed to contact those copyright owners so that they could file, or not file, a valid notice of infringement as they decide for themselves.

If your own content has been allegedly infringed then please file a proper notice of infringement using the web form here which will walk you through the process of doing it correctly.
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