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Topic: Selling Free Craftster Tutorials on Etsy & Artfire!??  (Read 1273 times)
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« on: December 02, 2009 07:09:34 AM »

What's up with that? I haven't been on here for a while. But I was browsing etsy and found someone is selling tutorials. All of her tutorials can be found here. So I know this isn't a coincidence.

Did things change around here? Is is now acceptable to take someone else's work and sell it as your own?? Am I the only one who finds this unethical?

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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2009 04:26:05 PM »

Hrmm, you're sure it's not the same person just with a different username? Or perhaps that person's own version of the tutorial?
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« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2009 04:29:07 AM »

I did consider that at first when I saw the first tut. But looking more closely into it I find that considering this one seller is selling a few tutorials that were posted by different Craftster users I don't think she has four different user names on here... thus I don't think she came up with these tuts herself. How close to the ones on here are the text, I don't know. Either way, I don't think it's right. Especially as she just has tuts from here & nothing of her her own creation.

I think it's sad (and unethical!) that she is trying to profit off of stuff that was made by Craftster peeps to be shared for free for us to be creative.
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« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2009 06:46:59 AM »

Can you PM me the specific information? Thanks!
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