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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


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