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    For an excellent starter reference:
    http://www.plagiarismtoday.com/2009/...ns-that-arent/

    Also the FAQ on the USCO site is another good place to start:
    www.copyright.gov
    And the USCO's Circular page:
    http://www.copyright.gov/circs/


    For some interesting case studies in copyright law:
    http://www.artslaw.org
    Last edited by Drazan; 07-08-2013, 08:39 PM. Reason: removed dead links

  • #2
    Interesting article I found via Plagiarism Today:

    http://tinyurl.com/b5aoyh
    This post is brought to you by the letter E and the number 9. Those are the buttons I push to get a Twix out of the candy machine.
    "I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."

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    • #3
      FAQ about Linking. Page maintained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

      http://www.chillingeffects.org/linking/faq.cgi
      This post is brought to you by the letter E and the number 9. Those are the buttons I push to get a Twix out of the candy machine.
      "I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."

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      • #4
        US Trademark office:
        www.uspto.gov

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        • #5
          A cool video on copyright basics.
          Last edited by Kool; 10-15-2010, 10:55 AM.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by garricks View Post
            Interesting article I found via Plagiarism Today:

            http://tinyurl.com/b5aoyh
            I wouldn't just recommend that particular article, but the whole blog!

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            • #7
              What about... publishing a picture of a public design for reviewing it or for others to get some inspiration. For example, can I take a picture of a free Brochure or a poster that I find in the street or billboard and post it on my site giving credit to the brand they are promoting?

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              • #8
                http://blog.webcopyplus.com/2011/02/...-for-10-photo/

                A lesson learned. Found by Broacher.
                ___________
                Burn the land and boil the sea, you can't take the sky from me.

                blog/portfolio

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by mike campau View Post
                  What about... publishing a picture of a public design for reviewing it or for others to get some inspiration. For example, can I take a picture of a free Brochure or a poster that I find in the street or billboard and post it on my site giving credit to the brand they are promoting?
                  You have to walk the fine line of Editorial Comment on that. Fair Use for editorial content can be claimed in some cases. Blogs are a very gray area. If you are posting it just for inspirational purposes, that isn't exactly editorial. A review on the other hand might be, but then your expertise in the matter or your purpose for doing so could come into question.
                  <not a lawyer.

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                  • #10
                    great copyright resources i found from these links.

                    i have reviewed it & now i know the basic rules for Copyright things.

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                    • #11
                      Good cuz they'll change again slightly next year.

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                      • #12
                        Thanks for posting these links. I wanted to learn more about copyrighting, but I've been too busy with homework to read much about it lately. I'll bookmark this post.

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                        • #13
                          This is going to be very useful.

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                          • #14
                            According to INFOdocket, today is Public Domain Day.

                            They marked it by posting a list of resources for researching copyright & public domain issues.
                            This post is brought to you by the letter E and the number 9. Those are the buttons I push to get a Twix out of the candy machine.
                            "I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by PrintDriver View Post
                              Good cuz they'll change again slightly next year.
                              Is it time for Steamboat Willie's copyright to lapse again already? Where does the time go?
                              People will believe anything, which means I will believe anythingI want to start believing in things that have shapeliness and harmony.
                              -Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

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