I'm currently the owner of the website Wild Critters. I'm not the original owner, just the overseer of that community. We basically collect cute stuff and share it between our members. I see it as a library of cuteness, where if you deposit something cute, we'll do our best to keep it around for the rest of the world to see. We try to discourage piracy and have a liberal rule for freely distributed material.
I have a single moral justification for my action with my website, "If you give something away for free, you don't get to take it back". This is how I view distributing media over the internet. If you give away free posters, you don't get to decide how other people use it. If you freely give out your art work, your art work lives beyond you and goes into the public domain. Not everyone have to agree with this view, but this is where I'm coming from and how I operate.
The current problem with this artist is that they respectfully asked me to take down their work. I respectfully rejected their request. Because of that, the artist decided to punish his initial fan base. It's possible to see this as his only way to cope with my decision, but it comes down to punishing everyone who cares.
I accept the artist hates me for my decision, there's no complaint there. However, I don't accept justvisitinggg's overall childishness. To be frank, he doesn't give a shit about the people who like his art. If he did, he wouldn't be emptying his archive every so often. He's not being harassed or bullied (as far as I know), he just wants to take back his decision of spreading his art work. People are allow to be selfish with their art, but he's blatantly being mean to the people who followed him. It's this very reason why I protect the media on my site. If someone posts something on WC, they should know it's safe.
Now he's giving his fan his final farewell, playing the victim while hoping the true victims (his fans) will care enough to do something about me. I feel it's pathetic that he took the time to block this account so he can talk about me, and I'm not suppose to reply.