Don’t be tricked out of your copyrights

I know. You’re excited by the opportunity to be published. But don’t sign anything before you read–and understand–the entire Agreement. If you are the copyright owner, you have the exclusive rights to: copy/reproduce distribute create derivative works display publicly perform publicly OR authorize others to exercise any or all of […] Read more »

Pirates want to steal YOUR Content!

In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day (Sept 19): I created this short video to remind us all that there a people out there who want to steal our content for their own sites. Some even grab published books and offer them for sale on bogus websites. (The […] Read more »

Have You Ever Done a Google Image Search?

If you have, you’re one of the millions who have done a Google Image Search. You probably got hundreds of results. However did you know that the majority of photos out there on the Internet are protected by some type of copyright? And YOU do NOT have authority to just […] Read more »

Avoid Costly Letters From Attorneys – 5 Min Video Tip

  People put content—all kinds of good content—on the Internet: photos, articles, videos, music, drawings, and more. You need some content–maybe an article. Add a photo to attract readers. You search; you find just exactly what you need. You copy; that’s so easy to do. You paste. There. Done. You’ve […] Read more »

Does Copyright Law Scare You? NO! It Doesn’t Affect Me!

         ©              Copyright Trick or Treat Does Copyright Law Scare You?         Find out this week in Copyright Trick or Treat “I don’t own any copyrights, so I don’t have to worry about copyright law.” TRICK Since 1989, a copyright notice © is no longer required, […] Read more »

Try Copyright Trick or Treat: Government documents?

         ©       Copyright Trick or Treat Does Copyright Law Scare You?         Find out this week in Copyright Trick or Treat “What about content created by the US Government?”       TREAT !! Most works issued by the U.S. Government are not protected by copyright and are […] Read more »

Does Copyright Law Scare You? Try Copyright Trick or Treat

         ©              Copyright Trick or Treat Does Copyright Law Scare You?         Find out this week in Copyright Trick or Treat “If there’s no © on a work, it’s not copyrighted and I can use it in any way I want.” TRICK! Since 1989, a […] Read more »

©K… What is C©pyRight all about?

Copyright is the right to make a copy. Copyright law protects original works of authorship that have been fixed in a tangible form of expression. Copyright occurs at the moment the work is fixed in a tangible form of expression. “The fixation need not be directly perceptible as long as […] Read more »