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Copyright and NewsCopyright and NewsCopyright and News by lolly
With the advent of the user posted news system there is one issue we would like to mention pertaining to copyright protected news articles. The short is, they are not permissible. You can take a news story from somewhere else and summarize it and then add a link back to the original article and this is fine.
But if you copy and paste the article in full with no link back to the original this is a no no and will result in a warning. If warnings do not help then a short term suspension will occur unfortunately. We should never see full copies of a news article and especially never be seeing the original copyright at the bottom. And besides, is this really you reporting news or simply taking someone elses work and hitting ctrl+c followed by ctrl+v? Think of a news article in terms of artwork. Would you want someone swiping your art and putting it up elsewhere in this manner?
What is News?What is News?What is News? by lolly
News can be defined as the presentation of a report on recent or new events in a newspaper or other periodical or on radio or television. or in our case substitute radio and TV for internet, or we can boldly go one step further and discuss what exactly news is on deviantART.
Or more accurately what types of things should you be posting as news here on DA. I think the easiest way to define this is to keep the term informational in mind.
Is what you are posting informational and of value to the community at large?
Is it something that will interest a good cross section of the community?
Or is it something better suited to a journal since it is about you personally?
Lets take those two concepts and check them out a bit. Some examples of things informative to the community here at deviantART would be news relating to the artworld. Something new emerging by way of technology that could possibly affect people on the site. A large event bei
Interview: a new way to discover dA people - Interview: what is it?Interview: a new way to discover dA people by Interview
Interview is a place where a lot of unknown deviants can be recognized.
How? Every week we'll post a new interview.
- Who do you'll interview?
Deviants who have less than 10 000 pageviews and less than 150 watchers.
Every first of the month we'll interview a member with more than 10 000 pageviews.
For more info: Main journal
- Founders TEENAGERwhore & ThEnemY