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Net Neutrality WarThis is a big issue and it’s very complex and confusing, so if I get anything wrong here, I am sorry I am doing the best I can with the available information I have. Provided below are various links to other websites and videos which explain this in more detail, so if I do a shit job of explaining things, please look through the links and educate yourself better so you can make an informed decision. Alright? Alright...Net Neutrality War by TomPreston
So remember how people were up in arms about SOPA? Yeah... we’re gonna need to lift up those pitchforks again and take to the streets. You can read more about the issues here http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/02/netflix-net-neutrality_n_5250257.html and here http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/02/23/comcasts-deal-with-netflix-makes-network-neutrality-obsolete/
You see, recently the FCC is trying to decide if it’s ok to allow business to regulate their own broadband networks, IE: allowing some websites or pages t
YOU CAN STOP CHARGEBACKSUpdate x2: More helpful information for dealing with chargebacks-->YOU CAN STOP CHARGEBACKS by Hackwolfin
It has a lot of insightfulness, please do read c:
Also, as many commenters have said, look into your buyer because letting them commission you. If they have commissioned people throughout more than 3 months, you should be good. Also, if they never commission someone before, it may be best to only let them buy cheaper commissions from you. (Under 20USD) If you want to start commissioning people, do buy cheaper commissions first, because this issue is putting a LOT of artists on the edge, making it harder to trust people.
Also, I few people mentioned Google Wallet, if you know if it really does help with chargebacks, then please do comment. c:
Update: Turns out that sadly, this way still doesn't stop the chargebacks. I know the site says it can help, but thank you witchpaws for taking the time to call PP, and they informed her that it doesn't help. As long as a person can 'claim' that their
[Revised] How to Protect Yourself Against FraudUPDATE - OCTOBER 2, 2014:[Revised] How to Protect Yourself Against Fraud by MDizzle-Designs
Paypal has changed their layout, you can still send invoices but you can no longer select digital goods.
I haven't had time to really look into it and come up with a solution.
but you pretty much HAVE to send out something physical now if you want to be fully protected. There's still main points in this journal that describe how to go about that.
This Journal is currently Under Revision.
Points have been brought to my attention that have caused me to need to revise this journal.
I am still digging around on my free time to see if I can find a way around this. I will update daily.
Please note that this is specifically for Artists who use Paypal to sell digital goods.
OK, so there has been many artists being scammed lately through Paypal with large chargebacks. If you have been hit by a chargeback recently please feel free to note me and I will try my best to help
"We are the music makers,|
And we are the dreamers of dreams,
Wandering by lone sea-breakers,
And sitting by desolate streams;—
World-losers and world-forsakers,
On whom the pale moon gleams:
Yet we are the movers and shakers
Of the world for ever, it seems. "
- Arthur O'Shaughnessy
NO NAP TIME!
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- Peardream on Deviant art
Art commission for Jazeki!
Confession of a Magpie
Because I cannot nest stars or
clutch galaxies, I steal trinkets.
My children too will leave me.
We have no memories
of great consequence, so I
find comfort in gum wrappers,
discarded coins, misplaced or
things taken for granted.
I sing to them a human song:
blessings for the lonely
traveler with feathers in his wake.