Even though they referenced my project, what she posted wasn’t a derivative of my project, IT WAS MY PROJECT. /facepalm
To make matters worse, eHow makes it practically impossible to report anything like this. In fact, they request me to send a proper C&D to their corporate offices from my attorney. It’s Demand Media, this doesn’t surprise me. They’re in the business of content creation, thus they’ll take any content people are willing to place on their site, and will only release it if you’re willing to sue them.
How to Make a Steampunk Helmet
updated August 16, 2011
On one hand, I really enjoy making tutorials for affordable craft projects. It is my helpful contribution during this recession. But on the other hand, people are just going to take my ideas and put their name on a so-called “derivative” and publish it as their own. Frustrating. Really, really frustrating.