Posted By Kathleen David on February 28, 2009
And I want to state that here in the open. If you read Peter’s Blog about what happened, you can see that we did nothing to past what was stated in the thread.
But this being the Internet has not stopped people from ranting and accusing Peter of all kinds of horrible things because someone posted a link to Scans_Daily on a number of the major comic books websites where publishers pay attention to what is being said. I am just clearing my mail box of some of the hate mail I am getting that is rather rank.
Do I think anyone is going to learn anything from this? May be a couple of people who hadn’t really thought about copyright that way or how you treat people on the Internet should be close to the way you would talk to them in person, but those who have a serious hate on for us right now are not going to learn a thing. They will continue to play the injured party in all this and never see their part in what happened as anything but the best of intentions.
What I am taking out of this is that I yet again need to be very careful about what I say on the Internet. I need to state when I am posting something that I liken to going to a pub with a bunch of friends and blowing off some steam to something that I would say on a panel at a convention in public. In some ways I am a public figure or at least a public figure by association which makes this sort of thing a little harder to navigate.
I’m not mad at anyone or annoyed at anyone over this. A little tired maybe but I knew the job was dangerous when I took it.
I am grateful for the support I have been given by people I know and those I don’t who have my back in this mess.