British-based company HeroicArt has removed a number of artworks for sale from its web site, after comic creators complaints that the work offered was based on their own. The company told downthtubes.net that two items – a “Hulk versus Thing”… Read More ›
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(Updated 9/7/12 with comments from various creators about the plans) Comic creators are raising concerns about changes afoot to copyright law in the UK, effectively stripping away long held rights and potentially handing the handling of your copyrighted creations to… Read More ›
Europe’s Green Party has stepped into the battle about copyright and piracy, which increasingly affects comics publishing as comics are scanned as soon as they are published and re-distributed free online. Last week, the French National Assembly adopted a modified… Read More ›
British fans sharing e-versions of comics via the Internet could soon come under the spotlight of anti-piracy organisations, after the government announced further measures to tackle digital piracy, mid-way through the consultation period on its Digital Britain report. The Guardian… Read More ›
New Zealand comic creators have joined a nationwide protest this week (16-23 February) protesting against new copyright laws there, that could see anyone perceived as infringing copyright lose their internet connection — including schools and libraries. The Guilt Upon Accusation… Read More ›