deviantART changes. No, seriously I mean itSpread this journal, it, feature it in your blog entries, forums, groups, everywhere you can. deviantART needs changes, because thing like this can't go any longer.deviantART changes. No, seriously I mean it by milovanf
1. Take actual cases of art theft a bit more seriously.
This seems to be the one most people are on about and yeah, I get pissed off about someone stealing stuff from famous artists but what really gets me is how hard it is to resolve the situation. It shouldn't be that hard to get staff members to remove a stolen piece. More so when it's the original artist reporting it.
It doesn't take a genius to review a situation where the works are side by side and compare if they are indeed stolen or flat out traced. If it makes it easier make it mandatory that people who are reporting for unauthorized tracing supply an overlay image or a side by side comparison.
Most of the time in my own experience I've been able to ask the person take down the work on their own and sometimes (often