Category Archives: Ethics

Copyright Infringement and Public Ignorance

I’ve had my designs stolen a number of times over the decades, and every time I’ve tracked it down, it was because the person was basically ignorant about copyright and that they can’t just use and sell anything they like.  … Continue reading

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Artists Have Bills & Can’t Work For Free

I was inspired by a similar poster to make this design and offer it on mugs, tees, cards, prints, magnets, and more at Cafepress.  Too often, creative workers are expected to give their work away.  We have bills to pay … Continue reading

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Pet photographer’s ambitious adoption photos – CBS News Video

Pet photographer’s ambitious adoption photos – CBS News Video. The difference between euthanasia and adoption can be a good photographer.

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Inside Google Search · Search by Image

Inside Google Search · Search by Image. Here is another tool to find unauthorized use of your art and design on the internet. There are 4 ways to search… drag and drop, upload the image, copy and paste the image … Continue reading

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Who Stole My Pictures Is a Firefox Extension That Helps You Locate Copied Images

Who Stole My Pictures Is a Firefox Extension That Helps You Locate Copied Images. This is an extension you add to Firefox to quickly search your images online to see where they have been used.

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The Denial Hits The Fan – YouTube

The Denial Hits The Fan – YouTube. Climate Reality has two new videos (link above) promoting 24 Hours of Reality, a live steam on their web site starting at 7pm Central Time on September 14.  http://climaterealityproject.org/

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Jeff Fisher LogoMotives: LogoGarden.com harvests pros’ logos – including Jeff Fisher designs – and sells images on site

Jeff Fisher LogoMotives: LogoGarden.com harvests pros’ logos – including Jeff Fisher designs – and sells images on site.

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Daily Santorum: What the font?

Daily Santorum: What the font?. Be aware of trademarks and copyrights, even on fonts.

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‪Warren Buffett On Why U.S. Taxes Are Too Low For The Wealthy‬‏ – YouTube

‪Warren Buffett On Why U.S. Taxes Are Too Low For The Wealthy‬‏ – YouTube.

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Tom Paxton’s Born on the Fourth of July

I woke up early this morning, to clear bright skies and cool shade in my garden.  Picking a fresh bouquet of daisies for the vase in the kitchen, I began thinking for some reason of Viet Nam, and how that … Continue reading

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Example of how clients try to exploit creative workers

This video is a very clear and clever demonstration of the vendor client relationship too often experienced by designers, artists, musicians, creative developers.

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