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People who actually deactivating their dA, thinking it will sell your art without bothering to read the ToS for themselves... Welp Bye.

(dA still holds your account in the system after deactivation, that's why the name isn't freed for taking.)

Heeey... deviantArt... if you're still following me for some reason...
This may be another reason why I'm no longer here...

2. Ownership.
Artist at all times retains all right, title and interest in and to the Artist Materials provided by Artist hereunder (including, without limitation, the copyrights in and to the Artist Materials), subject to the non-exclusive rights in the licenses granted to DeviantArt under this Agreement. Artist is free to grant similar rights to others during and after the Term of this Agreement.

3. License To Use Artist Materials. As and when Artist Materials are uploaded to the DeviantArt Site(s), Artist grants to DeviantArt a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to do the following things during the Term:

a) to prepare and encode Artist Materials or any part of them for digital or analog transmission, manipulation and exhibition in any format and by any means now known or not yet known or invented;

b) to display, copy, reproduce, exhibit, publicly perform, broadcast, rebroadcast, transmit, retransmit, distribute through any electronic means (including analog and digital) or other means, and electronically or otherwise publish any or all of the Artist Materials, including any part of them, and to include them in compilations for publication, by any and all means and media now known or not yet known or invented ;

c) to modify, adapt, change or otherwise alter the Artist Materials (e.g., change the size) and use the Artist Materials as described in Section 3(b); and

d) the right to sublicense to any other person or company any of the licensed rights in the Artist Materials, or any part of them, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

e) Artist acknowledges that Artist will not have any right, title, or interest in any other materials with which Artist Materials may be combined or into which all or any portion of Artist Materials may be incorporated.

f) During the Term, DeviantArt's licenses under this Agreement include the right to use any part of the Artist Materials in the promotion, advertising or marketing of the DeviantART Sites.

g) As used in this Agreement, the term "Artist Materials" means any content uploaded to the DeviantArt Site(s) which may include without limitation Artist's name(s) (including professional names), trademarks, trade names, likenesses, photographs, biographical materials, audio-visual materials, artwork, liner notes, and other graphical, textual, video, film or audio materials and any and all "skins," computer-generated images or other artwork or images that Artist submits to DeviantArt in any medium or format whatsoever.

Uh... this was fine and all when it was like, for using for promotional & advertisement for dA,
but D and so forth... I need more detail...

5. Limitation Of Rights The rights and licenses granted to DeviantArt under sections 3 and 4 of this Agreement require DeviantArt to obtain Artist consent before DeviantArt makes any commercial agreement with anyone else to separately buy, license, re-sell or re-publish or commercially use any Artist Materials not in association with DeviantArt but as an individual work of art or as a group of works from a single Artist in isolation from any other works. No additional consent is required for any other licensed uses under this Agreement of Artist Materials either as part of the DeviantArt Site(s) or in connection with the distribution of content groups from the DeviantArt Site(s) and/or for uses of the Artist Materials made at the discretion of a visitor to the DeviantArt Site(s) or other users under agreements with DeviantArt. DeviantArt will contact Artist in writing about any individual commercial uses of Artist Materials instigated by DeviantArt.

6. Payment Unless otherwise agreed between Artist and DeviantArt in a writing from DeviantArt, the license granted to DeviantArt under this Agreement is royalty-free.

Is it... contradicting itself? Who wrote the ToS?????


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