Getty Images shuts down Rights Managed model for a Royalty Free

If you are a Getty Images subscriber or photographer, you probably received an advisory where the licensing model turns from a Rights Managed (RM) model to a Royalty Free (RF) licensing mode. What's going on?

Published on 11/11/2019 by Sebastian Zdrojewski

Using Rights Chain: commissioned works

This week we start a column of articles to talk about the reasons why it is important to think about copyright. Our first example will be about works done on commission.

Published on 25/10/2019 by Sebastian Zdrojewski

EU Directive on Copyright: for big publishers, but not for independent authors

Long story short: in the next two years, all EU countries will have to adhere to the new directive on copyright. But what's hiding behind this new work that is supposed to protect creators?

Published on 09/09/2019 by Sebastian Zdrojewski

So, what happens when your art gets posted by an influencer?

What happens when your art gets posted on a social media by an influencer like Elon Musk?

Published on 16/06/2019 by Sebastian Zdrojewski

Digital Art, commissions and scams

Scam and phishing events happen constantly on daily basis, but the effect on someone’s reputation can be quite tough. Being an Artist and having an important follower base could make you a target for many kinds of “social engineering” attacks

Published on 15/03/2019 by Sebastian Zdrojewski

New scam campaign on Instagram: account verification

A new scam and phishing campaign is running and targeting Instagram account owners with an interesting amount of followers: verifying your identity.

Published on 07/03/2019 by Sebastian Zdrojewski

Rights Chain Gallery

We're glad to introduce you to one of the first events that Rights Chain will organise in 2019 together with the association OchaCaffé

Published on 13/12/2018 by Luca Donnarumma

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