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MASSIVE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT by alexiuss MASSIVE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT by alexiuss

...A TRAIL OF LIES REVEALED, THE AMAZING TALE OF MASSIVE ONLINE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT!


Websites by the name:
Art4love.com and MarkYourSpot.com
owned by Craig Pravada and Chad Love Lieberman
took paintings from hundreds of deviantartists and put them up for sale illegally for THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS.
You can see more evidence of such here:
[link]

UPDATE:
Both of the websites are now shut down for infringements and their owner is on the run from the law for numerous copyright violations and massive amount of scams.
I'm keeping this deviation here to make sure that their names are permanently imprinted on the internet as plagiarizers and scammers.
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:icontransformersf4n:
TransFormersf4n Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Student Digital Artist
What happened to them? Are they arrested now or fined?
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:iconthesimpleartist4:
Thesimpleartist4 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I should be worried, but if you see my art right now, you can tell right away that its not majestic material ._.
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:iconterrorisnear:
terrorisnear Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
...this is why you should put a big ass signature in the smack middle of your art.

make it rainbow.

and super hard to remove.
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:iconhaphazardhostile:
haphazardhostile Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Oh, I hope he gets "famous" too -_-
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:icontransformersf4n:
TransFormersf4n Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Student Digital Artist
You mean "infamous"?
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:iconhaphazardhostile:
haphazardhostile Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Precisely 
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:icontransformersf4n:
TransFormersf4n Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Ok
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:iconmelmuff:
MelMuff Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Not fair.
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:iconcaramelzz:
Caramelzz Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"and nobody wants to kill me"


what a fucking douche
stealing art and overpricing it for prints?

i hope he gets in jail for 10 years.
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:iconfoxlett:
foxlett Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
  what a fucking douche bag
i hope they catch him and put him in prison for a long time
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:iconmacabrechikis:
MacabreChikis Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
The nerve of some people. So irritating. -.-
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:iconsamchickenrawr:
SamChickenRAWR Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
He says: "and nobody wants to kill me". Well guess what. SAMMY WANT'S TO (I won't go into detail since I can get very graphic) KILL YOU.
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:iconmegaanimefreak7:
MegaAnimeFreak7 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
The names they used to rename your deviations sounded so stupid XDD
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:iconstarbuckjr:
StarbuckJr Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
Each time I read this, I get more angry. I'll stick to DA, thank you very much!
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:iconasurama:
Asurama Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
OMG! Hope someone helped you...
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:iconrosaka-origo:
Rosaka-Origo Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Argh! Things like these make me so angry! >:C
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:iconlucian-ciel:
Lucian-Ciel Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I say good on you. 
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:iconsonicdude1337:
SonicDude1337 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Student Artist
I want to shove my foot up that guys ass, right now.
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:icondarkborder:
DarkBorder Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Make me sick!
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:iconbeacuzz:
beacuzz Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
wow
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:icondenizmarshall:
DenizMarshall Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wtf
ur work is amaziong Alex and this guys r stupid
he can stole ur works but
NOT UR TALENT !!!
head up and create more amazing works
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:iconcatsdogshorses:
catsdogshorses Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
Rage CURSE YOU! 
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:iconcatsdogshorses:
catsdogshorses Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
makes me sick...
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:iconsuoarski12:
suoarski12 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
That is actually so depressing, biggest douche in the world
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:iconhonored-cur:
honored-cur Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Only the artist should chose to sell the art, the best art looks like a piece of their soul was put into it...
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:iconaamarka:
Aamarka Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmmm, I don't think Pravda (czech word for truth) and Lieberman are their real names at all...
I am sick seeing how huge it went.
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:iconliberamecindy:
liberameCINDY Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013   Traditional Artist
oh my godness
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:iconparamanos:
Paramanos Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
God what happened to the world... 
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:iconmajorawesomeness:
MajorAwesomeness Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
"Face perportions" Remindes me of one of ~Deino3330's models
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:icontcmurphy19:
tcmurphy19 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Professional General Artist
This is another thief. Spread the word.
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:iconxdeadwriterx:
xdeadwriterx Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I am glad that the sites has been shut down. But it still makes me sad to think that other people do this. I shared this on my fb account to spread the awareness that such thing is happening. I love your work Alexiuus.. :) 
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:iconjillian834:
jillian834 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
rut roh raggy
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:iconnpc-01:
NPC-01 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woah that guy, needs some serious beating for stealing arts.
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:iconheartsofwater:
heartsofwater Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I got so angry while reading this.  Ohmygod.
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:iconkoperkat:
KoperKat Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my.... I actually remember this site when the news first came out and it was brand new, online and working, it pretty much made me livid. If the law doesn't, I hope karma gets him.
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:iconpiccotoxin:
PiccoToxin Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
well, look on the bright side. now you have proof of how much your work is worth if you sell them :) just to bad that you don't get the actually earnt money
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:iconkatnissxpeeta240:
Katnissxpeeta240 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Student General Artist
i cant see your profile it says there might be some malware or somethin like that and my mac alerts me to it!
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:iconvivartia:
Vivartia Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm so happy the sites were taken down! Plagiarism is a terrible thing.
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:iconalivanart:
AlivanArt Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
thank the tree gods they are shut down and on the run... pieces of shit
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:iconsamiluvscandy:
SamiLuvsCandy Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thats cruel
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:icontrunksl:
Trunksl Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
That's just wrong i cant believe someone would do that NO ONE should ever steal art.
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:iconpocketlintchibis:
pocketlintchibis Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Did anything come of this? Did anyone pursue a law suit? Was the guy caught and arrested? I remember for weeks this news was on fire, but then died.
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:iconseraphsword-seraphs:
Seraphsword-Seraphs Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
First of all.. I do NOT like plagiarizing.. second of all.. I am in awe of your art. O.O
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:iconalexiuss:
alexiuss Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
THANK YOU
ALSO THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO LIKE PLAGIARIZING ARE THOSE WHO PLAGIARIZE.
- ZE INTERN (~Strawbery-Cheesecake)
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:iconseraphsword-seraphs:
Seraphsword-Seraphs Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
YESH!
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