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 Todd Goldman Rips Off Dave Kelly, And then calls Kelly a pedophile!
Xuanwu
Posted: Apr 10 2007, 01:42 PM


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http://www.juxtapoz.com/jux/index.php?opti...id=841&Itemid=1

http://www.fleen.com/archives/2007/04/09/a...-bad-publicity/

As has been circling around the net, self-proclaimed "artist" Todd Goldman, who has in the past ripped off Roman Dirge (Lenore) and Kenji Gotoh (Neko), has now ripped off Dave Kelly's Purple Pussy.

What makes this worth mentioning is that Goldman isn't some small time copier. He's actually displaying his work at an art gallery and making considerable profit from this.

Even worse, when called on it, Todd (or someone pretending to be him) called Kelly a "huge infantilist furry" and pedophile. You can read the email on Fleen:

http://www.fleen.com/archives/2007/04/10/posted-verbatim/

Apparently, he's also copied from Liz Greenfield, as well:

http://www.fleen.com/archives/2007/04/10/t...greenfield-too/

Now, I, for one, am no copyright stickler. I'm a firm believer that copyrights should not restrict creative freedom and I support the use of free distribution as a means of marketing. HOWEVER, I do strongly believe in giving credit where it's do. This is a core principle in academia, where properly citing previous work is of central importance. In this same manner, a person should not claim the work of someone else as their own. At the very least, cite the other person's work as an inspiration!

You'd never see a fansubber taking credit for making the anime they sub. Even those who fight against the RIAA/MPAA by offering music and movies for free follow a code of honor where the original artist receives credit for the material. Todd's blatant copying, coupled with his disrespect for the original creator, shows he is unfit to be called an "artist" or even a "pirate." Rather, he is just another greedy opportunist in it for a fast buck.

So get the word out. Boycott his show, email the gallery to remove the works, and let's give this guy the treatment he deserves for taking credit for other people's work.

Edit:

Roman Dirge has posted on this subject:

http://taxidermied.livejournal.com/42521.html


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