There is a special circle of hell for Tumblrers who post awesome images without citing their sources. There for all eternity, they will be inspired to write incisive and eloquent blog entries, one after another, only to have each plagiarized by SEO experts.
Illustration based Barry Moser’s illustration from Mandelbaum’s translation of Inferno.

Reblogging Etiquette

I agree with the basic sentiment, but it falls short when no credit is given to the actual artist–the person who took the photo. Even if it’s a photo you took, it would be nice to know explicitly who deserves credit. In the case of old photos, we should also not forget that someone had to collect, preserve, scan, and upload the photo in order that we could find and post it. If it...

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