What started out as a horrible story of one man wronged by the powerful, fighting tooth and nail for his livelihood and reputation, not to mention thousands of dollars to feed this hulking evil behemoth which pursued him, quickly turned into a zany flip-flop of animosity once his pleading case was looked over with the slightest amount of scrutiny. It is my understanding the founder of said evil conglomerate StockArt.com has entered the fray, while the original post by Mr. #savejon seems nowhere to be found this afternoon.
The lesson to learn here is that whipping up a frenzied mob using your blog and carefully-constructed tweets is very easy, and indeed, very fun. So far, this has been my favorite graphic design moment of 2009. There’s a few months left to top it, though, and my sights are set high.