Savidge And I (Scare_Tuning) Will be telling you about Copyrights, Stolen Cars parts what’s going to happen.
First of all this is a very important topic. This may be long to read but I can Not stress enough how important this is, whether you want to tune a car, edit it in any way, release someone else’s car on your or somebody else’s site. Please Read on.
My (Scare_Tuning) Information and thoughts to this:
Well I tune cars myself...
And I never stole one part or car.
Every car I ever made has been released without exception, and yet I still see people uploading cars with stolen parts on them, or even stolen cars. Sometimes the cars don’t even get changed.
When I email these people I always get stupid excuses E.G:Oh I couldn’t get through to the author, I added credits I didn’t know I had to ask.. and so many more.
Look go to my site.. you will find some fords, Audis etc there.
Well on the 2 fords I couldn’t find the author (that’s ok I can understand that) but if you checked my read me back then I said, who ever is the original author please contact me.. I will add you to the credits or remove this car from every site it has been posted to.
Now Kevin Wolfe (author of the cars and owner of Aussie Muscles Website) contacted me about 2 weeks later and informed me that they were his cars.. I apologized and added credits. I would have removed the car if he requested it.. After all it was his hard work that made that car possible. Now if you have anything similar happen please try your hardest to find the author. If you cant, do what I did. If you can’t contact the author (he doesn’t respond to emails) bad luck.You have to keep it to yourself.Now if you cant remember the author or and you cant find a readme with an email adress or any sort of name to the author you can post it but say that the author should contact you.Now but dont think well be dumb enough to buy it if it is a stolen car and it was obvious that you asked but never got a response or just didnt bother, or look hard enough.Be wraned try to fool us and we will ban you from this website, and any other that your car is seen on. If he doesn’t give an email address that means.. Sorry bro can’t have it in other words don’t tune and release my car.
My (Savidge) Thoughts to this:
Stealing cars and parts becomes a bigger topic every day. I am admin here since one week and found about 4 uploaded cars with no permission from the original author.
To make one thing clear: Always ask the original author for permission if you modify or convert a car. If he doesn’t respond, please keep the car for yourself, only crediting him is not enough. And if he says no, please take it as a no. I made this experience that I have said no, as someone wanted to convert one of my cars I said no, but I found it one week later on a EVO4X4 site, with no credits of course.
Many great car designers have already quitt because of things like that. Do you really want that this trend continues?
Car designers, webmasters, if you tune or create cars from scratch please post a comment. We want this to go through the nfs community, also post this on your site, we want everyone to know that they can tune cars etc. if only they keep within the rights!!!
Savidge & Scare_Tuning