...she ain't yer average garden -variety protected flower!
Ship Approaching by Howard Pyle
In the politically aware and fighting spirit of Humanitarian Activist and Congressional Medal of Honor Winner, Dr.Mary Edwards Walker and as the result of
something unfortunate happening- concerning copyright infringement- to a fellow artist who also happens to maintain a blog,
Ive decided to further update my sidebar- that scrolly thing of WAY DOWN YONDER- I have under the title:
All buttons & Banners are now Fully Clickable to connect to other sites that have been written by Individuals and Organizations far more articlulate and experienced than I...those already In the Vanguard of some Blogging concerns that I think affect us all...
I would simply and plainly encourage anyone who has ever even had a minor thought about what this little "online universe" really means , in terms of Community and Interpersonal Respect, to reflect what such things mean to them personally; or professionally .....as well as to others....and if so inclined, as was I , to make such things known, in your own way in your own blog, plain enough for everyone to see and understand...
TumbleFish Studios brought up the very important issues of Artistic license and Copyright recently on her blog.
Go back to July 18 to see the full story; or just read the section the entry after on why Y-O-U-meaning us all- should be concerned...
Fortunately, for now, she believes the situation has been been resolved ; and is taking some interesting steps to follow-up the issue....
DID YOU KNOW THAT SEPTEMBER 19
IS TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY??
...be sure to start looking around Blog-O-Ville for details come September....
That's all Folks!
Back to Art Makin'!
Update : Here's a LINK to the Stop Piracy AD Campaign Group on FLICKR :
Join the Group...Join the Discussions....Upload your own poster, if you will....
Here's my pull-no-punches/Take-no-prisoners Favourite from the bunch submitted thus far:
Submitted for use on your Blog in the context of the campaign by briedah......very pro-active thoughts in this one!
Do you know your copyright....and have you stated it?
Do you understand that of others?
...that's what the wee fine print is for!
...or the clickable buttons!