How AI could wipe out creativity

Every day we see how #AI technologies are allegedly disrupting this or that industry. But what happens when AI is starting to mess with #creativity? Could it possibly #kill it?

Published on 22/07/2020 by Sebastian Zdrojewski

Another year has passed: 2019 closure notes and thoughts

Closure note from the CEO at Rights Chain: an intense year has just ended, a new challenging year has begun.

Published on 03/01/2020 by Sebastian Zdrojewski

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

Security experts found PDF digital signatures can not be trusted

A research has found that PDF digital signatures saved within the file can not be trusted.

Published on 28/02/2019 by Sebastian Zdrojewski

Digital Data: how do you distinguish true from fake?

Every day massive amount of data is created. But also altered copies or fakes. How do you prove a source?

Published on 19/01/2019 by Sebastian Zdrojewski