Crafts and Copyrights: About the Site
This site is a non-commercial site sponsored by individuals who are concerned about copyright issues in the arts and crafts industries. These individuals have donated their time, energy and money to make this site happen.
The Goals of This Site
The goals of this site include:
- Creating an non-confrontational atmosphere for designers and artists to discuss copyright issues with their fans.
- Educating crafters, consumers, retailers, designers and artists, and anyone else with an interest, about copyright issues.
- The bringing together people from the various arts and crafts industries who are facing the same issues.
- Providing a place for deisgners and artists to talk about their personal struggles in their industries and lives, especially with respect to to how copyright issues affect their creative work, motivation and business success.
What This Site is Not
This site is not:
- A place to name names, identifiy groups, addresses, or otherwise to identify copyright infringers or designers/artists who are defending their work. These people may identify themselves here if they so choose.
- A place that allows rude or threatening words or actions towards its members on the forums.
- A place for spam or commercial advertising.