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Rights Chain Update


Today we released an update to our platform which adds three buttons under each picture in our gallery.

Published on 11/12/2018 by Luca Donnarumma


Interview to Giorgia Lanza


Giorgia Lanza talks with us about her experience on solving an incident where her copyright was being infringed

Published on 10/12/2018 by Redazione Rights Chain


The root of art on Tumblr


Tumblr isn't just deleting porn, it's removing the roots of digital art; maybe it's not that important however, after all there's so much lewd art online that we'll have forgotten all about these artists in a few days.

Published on 05/12/2018 by Luca Donnarumma


Reverse Image Search


Did you know that there is a very simple way to check the status of your artworks on the Internet

Published on 03/12/2018 by Luca Donnarumma


NSFW and forced removal: what happens to the copyright?


What happens to our rights over our content if it is removed from the web for any reason?

Published on 27/11/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


In which countries are my rights over an artwork recognised, and for how long?


What does the Berne convention say about this?

Published on 22/11/2018 by Redazione Rights Chain


Character Design


A number of linked elements can lead to a well-designed character, if the final objective is clear.

Published on 08/10/2018 by Luca Donnarumma


Bowser, Bowsette, Nintendo and FanArts: how much are fandoms worth?


What's the worth of fandoms for entertainment giants? Nintendo allows us (once again) to realise how heavily the fanart "market" can influence the success of companies.

Published on 01/10/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Fumettopolis 2018


A short reflection after the Fumettopolis 2018 event organised by Indieversus in Novara.

Published on 12/09/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


August 2018 Updates Preview


A quick preview of the updates to the Rights Chain platform made in August 2018.

Published on 03/09/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Creativity, Internet and Business: "Be like Bill"


A short digression on a business choice consequent to an Internet success which recently fired up some Artists.

Published on 11/07/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Cosplay & Copyright


Could cosplay be considered a Copyright infringement?

Published on 20/06/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


The myth on the absolute certainty of RAW files


We have heard far too many times that "RAW" files are absolute proof of authority over a photo, so we decided to go in depth on the subject.

Published on 06/06/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


The problem of time and usage licence of Artworks


A short digression on the subject of use licence and registration timings.

Published on 30/05/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Copyright infringement


This week, we're going to talk about copyright infringement and its consequences in greater detail.

Published on 23/05/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


#DeleteFacebook and other social media crises


The recent events around Facebook and social media have created some confusion among users. In the end, it's a matter of preference whether or not to leave Facebook one's own data. But what happens to the content? Our content?

Published on 16/05/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


The time dilemma and the publication date


Publication date, when is an Artwork born?

Published on 13/05/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


What we don't read in the websites terms and conditions


We have decided to have a look at the terms and conditions of websites, those pages we never read and always accept, to look up what they say concerning copyright.

Published on 09/05/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Copyright


This week, we want to propose a short a short history of the birth of Copyright, and about what it is.

Published on 02/05/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Creative Commons Global Summit 2018


A quick reflection on the event we attended last week

Published on 25/04/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Keeping the Internet free, according to Google


A summary of the Google presentation on copyright and EU reform, held at CopyCamp in Warsaw.

Published on 18/04/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Sharing with care


Were you expecting a post listing the reasons why you should stop sharing your works? Well, this is not it.

Published on 04/04/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Fan-Art and Copyright


If I draw a Fan-Art, am I infringing the copyright of the original author?

Published on 31/01/2018 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


2017 closing note


A short reflection on the ending year in view of the upcoming 2018.

Published on 31/12/2017 by Sebastian Zdrojewski


Internet and Copyright: the time dilemma (part 1)


When we use the Internet as a mere tool for sharing information and documents, we usually tend to think of what will happen in the next few hours.

Published on 20/11/2017 by Sebastian Zdrojewski