IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ!!!!

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IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ!!!!

feek61
Joined: 29 Apr 2007, 15:38

11 Nov 2011, 16:37 #1

Everyone of these display graphics have been completely done from scratch by myself to help document the original sets (unless otherwise noted as in Engineering-7; see post  #2).  This work is very time-consuming and a real passion;  I have spent well over a decade doing these.  However when I see my work stolen (used without permission), posted else where (slightly modified and being passed off as someone else's original work) and even sold on ebay it really makes me want to not post any of my work.  This is my intellectual property and THEY ARE ALL COPYRIGHTED!!!  That is why updates have been practically non-existent since I found my transporter graphic being sold on the bay.  I make sure to insert slight "tells" in everyone of the graphics and in the patterns so its pretty easy to see who has stolen my work.  This is the reason why no new high-res versions have been posted and I am sorry about that.  The sequences as well have tells in both timing and duration.  Not enough to matter but enough to know who is using my material.  Anyway, I love to share but hate getting ripped-off and not getting credited for my work!  It makes me reluctant to post any new information.  I know it is easy to take stuff from the internet but PLEASE ask permission and give credit where credit is due before using my work.  I'm really generous!!!  :)

Thank you.   
Last edited by feek61 on 23 Nov 2011, 13:33, edited 12 times in total.
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eagleman39
Joined: 24 Jan 2011, 10:01

12 Nov 2011, 02:53 #2

Totally understand this as well has happened to me in the past.
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feek61
Joined: 29 Apr 2007, 15:38

12 Nov 2011, 14:11 #3

It sucks but that's the internet. I figured I might as well post them; I'm going to be dead some day and I would hate for all of this work to go to waste, lol. Thanks for the support!! ;)
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qwavemi
Joined: 06 Sep 2014, 03:18

06 Sep 2014, 03:23 #4

I think it is right to ask for permission - thought that principle is a no-brainer.  Apparently I am living in a dream world.
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cpach
Joined: 16 Jan 2015, 02:06

16 Jan 2015, 02:17 #5

Your passion on this subject has not gone unnoticed, sad that someone would steal it for their own gain. Don't get down because of inconsiderate people, it seems that most folks on here want to know the 'how and why' so they can enjoy and appreciate all the things that make Trek so great!
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