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How to Dominate the Internet: Book One: Protect Your Brand: Chapter 4 of 10: Copyright

by WardBlawg on August 21, 2010

Next, it is useful to have a basic understanding of copyright laws. Copyright protection exists for anything you write, generally provided that it is your own material. To avoid plagiarism and copyright breach for using other people’s work, consider referencing them or getting consent from them first.

A branch of copyright and particularly relevant for web 2.0, Creative Commons Licences are the subject of Chapter 5 of this series, which follows this post.

For a more interesting angle on copyright protection online, see this Quora question on copyright protection as it applies to tweets.

Music video below which shows how the boundaries of copyright protection have stretched via YouTube and other online video publishing sites.

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+Gavin Ward is the founder of WardBlawg, Director of YouBlawg Limited and Operations Director at Moore Legal Technology Limited, specialising in helping law firms, lawyers and businesses grow their businesses online and aiming to help get great legal content published and shared across the web. Gavin created this law blog or ‘blawg’ to aim to contribute useful updates, thoughts and advice to help law firms, businesses and the legal profession in the UK and across the world succeed both online and offline.
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