Monday, January 26, 2009

10 Big Myths About Copyright Explained


Thanks to the Web, copyright laws are now front and center for entrepreneurs.
  • Are the Fortune magazine quotes you use in your marketing e-newsletter protected? (Possibly)

  • Are e-mails protected? (Yes and No)

This article, while not legal advice, is an excellent, readable guide to today's changing copyright laws.

10 Big Myths about copyright explained
An attempt to answer common myths about copyright seen on the net and cover issues related to copyright and USENET/Internet publication.
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Brad Templeton

Note that this is an essay about copyright myths. It assumes you know at least what copyright is -- basically the legal exclusive right of the author of a creative work to control the copying of that work. If you didn't know that, check out my own brief introduction to copyright for more information. myths.

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