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Raven by MaresaSinclair Raven :iconmaresasinclair:MaresaSinclair 496 96 Magic Tuscany 3 - 5:22 AM by CitizenFresh Magic Tuscany 3 - 5:22 AM :iconcitizenfresh:CitizenFresh 520 47 Morgan le Fay - Divas of the Legendary Times by FataMoira Morgan le Fay - Divas of the Legendary Times :iconfatamoira:FataMoira 4 0 Morning waves by xrust Morning waves :iconxrust:xrust 1,504 103 -Mysterious power of the woods- by Janek-Sedlar -Mysterious power of the woods- :iconjanek-sedlar:Janek-Sedlar 455 10 Field bouquet after the sunrise........... by Betuwefotograaf Field bouquet after the sunrise........... :iconbetuwefotograaf:Betuwefotograaf 324 24 First world by Danilo-Costa First world :icondanilo-costa:Danilo-Costa 18 10 Sunset in Carpathian Mountains. Ukraine by Sergey-Ryzhkov Sunset in Carpathian Mountains. Ukraine :iconsergey-ryzhkov:Sergey-Ryzhkov 413 17 Raven - Incoming by JestePhotography Raven - Incoming :iconjestephotography:JestePhotography 1,024 114 Believe by ProjectSNAKE Believe :iconprojectsnake:ProjectSNAKE 3 0 #0176 - Foret Abyssale by alexandre-deschaumes #0176 - Foret Abyssale :iconalexandre-deschaumes:alexandre-deschaumes 941 56 Morning Glory by borda Morning Glory :iconborda:borda 891 58 Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania by SteveCampbell Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania :iconstevecampbell:SteveCampbell 1,228 111 Seawater Romance by Renata-s-art Seawater Romance :iconrenata-s-art:Renata-s-art 47 24 Barrier Reef by JanPusdrowski Barrier Reef :iconjanpusdrowski:JanPusdrowski 227 40 Starlet by KlaraDrielle Starlet :iconklaradrielle:KlaraDrielle 284 33
I am seeing an increasing number of accounts that merely share photographs obtained from the web.  Much like one does with great shots on Facebook.  And Deviant Art's response?  Install a labyrinth that has to be navigated to report the account.  And it would appear that even then they are not interested.

In the "Permission Issues" spiel dA say "DeviantArt protects the rights of artists and maintains the following Copyright Policy." In that policy it clearly states a copyright infringment includes "Placing someone else's photograph or creative work online without proper permission."

Sure they'll maintain Copyright - so long as it doesn't require them to do anything.  And it would appear even receiving copyright infringement notices is now too difficult for dA. 


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MaresaSinclair Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2017
Thank you for the favourite! :iconnicedayplz:
FataMoira Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for fav my Morgan le Fay - Divas of the Legendary Times
Really proud of it!
VelvetShad Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thx for the fave!
Capturing-the-Light Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for taking the time to view my work and add some to your favourites, it is appreciated
PaulWeber Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the favorite.
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