----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, August 23, 2004 10:51 AM
Subject: We cannot fulfill your PhotoStamps order! (Order #13808)
> Dear Rodney,
> Thank you for your order. Unfortunately, we were unable to accept the
> image you have submitted.
> Because PhotoStamps are real postage they are held to a very high set of
> standards that includes rules regarding images of political, sexual,
> religious and similar subject matters (as well as copyrighted material)
> deemed to be inappropriate per our content guidelines.
> PhotoStamps are an exciting new product, but please understand that
> there are limits to what we can feature on them.
> We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you and hope you
> will come back to PhotoStamps soon and place another order. Rest assured,
your credit card will not be charged for this order.
> If you have any additional questions please visit our terms and conditions
page at http://photo.stamps.com/conditions/ or feel free to contact one of
our customer service
> The PhotoStamps Team
THE ORDER CAPTURE ONLINE FOR ARTIST'S ONLINE DOCUMENTATION
ARTIST'S COMMENTS - ONLINE DOCUMENTATION OF STAMPS THAT NEVER WILL BE GLUED, BUT HERE, REMAIN 'VIRTUAL'
OTHER ARTISTS' COMMENTS
THIS IS SO DISAPPOINTING! I SUBMITTED 7 IMAGES, AND I SEE NOTHING OFFENSIVE
ABOUT ABSTRACT DIGITAL ART OR OUR PET DOG? WERE ALL 7 DESIGNS REJECTED OR
JUST ONE OR TWO? PLEASE ELUCIDATE. I CAN RESUBMIT OTHER DESIGNS. YOUR
ANSWER HERE FEELS LIKE A FORM AUTO REPONSE. PLEASE, IN MORE DETAIL, STATE
SPECIFIC ABOUT THE 7 IMAGES, - I SPENT HOURS PREPARING THESE FOR YOU. I
DESERVE A BIT MORE GUIDANCE AS I BELIEVE MY IMAGES ARE APPROPRIATE. DON'T
JUST REJECT ME, GIVE ME GUIDANCE SO I CAN CREATE MY CUSTOM STAMPS, MAINTAIN
AN ACTIVE ACCOUNT WITH YOUR FIRM.
DR. RODNEY CHANG
YOU STATE 'IMAGE.' DOES THAT MEAN MY OTHER 6 ORDERS ARE OK?
I HOPE SO. I SEE NOTHING OFFENSIVE ABOUT A PHOTO OF OUR FAMILY DOG'S FACE OR
MY OWN ABSTRACT ART (YES I AM THE TRUE ARTIST AND MAINTAIN COPYRIGHTS ON MY
PLEASE REVIEW MY ORDERS.
RODNEY CHANG, ARTIST, DOCTOR, STAMP COLLECTOR
and the REPLY, the VERDICT (Aug. 24. 04)
but this day, Aug. 25, email brings NEW HOPE!
REQUESTED CUSTOMER SURVEY (AUG. 25)
REORDER ATTEMPT (STRATEGIES, AUG. 25)
A late afternoon advance in the software - status now available for "approved" or "rejected" designs, Aug. 25
Aug. 27th: "Start From Scratch"
Aug. 27th "We successfully received order #30995. Once the submitted images have passed print quality, those will be shipped out to you."
Apology received - er, for what? - August 29
news references on Stamps.com
Order No. 3 made even before any stamps received; due to new reference story above - Photostamps is merely a trial, the US Postal Service will decide to continue or not at end of September; gotta get the family in on this wonderful memoralia opportunity courtesy of Stamps.com with contractual agreement with US Postal Service - August 30
Artist's evaluation of their stamps
Shipped notice arrives in email!-August 31
WEBISTS STAMP PROJECT!- September
Ideas from Dr. Hans Turstig for Webists international show
And a HAPPY ENDING!!!!!
lst Day Issue Mailing Postmarked stamp/envelope edition!
News Update - No more adults and teenagers need apply!- September 17, 2004
Order No. 4 (1st Order Rejected) - all Pygoyan art!- September 17, 2004
Custom private stamps service may be in jeopardy- Sept. 13-25 articles
Stamp Order No. 5 - September 28, 2004 - just in case Sept. IS the final order date of this trial project between Stamp.com and the US Postal Service for custom personalized stamps. Idea: scan, create Epson archival print of sheets of Pygoya stamps for exhibition, "Cyberstamps"
THE LAST CHANCE (THE LAST DANCE) EMAIL NOTICE!
Pygoya's blog for Photostamps at absolutearts.com - Oct. 8, 04
Cecil Herring writes US Postmaster General
More News-Sept 23-Oct 4 04
Letter to USPS -Oct 12, 2004
Webism stamp article in Bavarian town paper - Oct.