Why Copyright?

Written by Jill Black

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You can password protect your e-book and other documents to make cyber piracy of your work more difficult, but PC's andrepparttar document compiler software you use can never provide total security againstrepparttar 108197 determined cyber thief.

It is estimated that every year music, text and image files that are worth an estimated $10 billion to their copyright owners are illegally copied overrepparttar 108198 internet.

When this kind of theft occurs it can go on for quite some time before you find out resulting in a loss fame, recognition and sales revenue which should have been yours.

Copyright law covers most material onrepparttar 108199 Internet and extends to text and images placed on another person's web site. If a feature does not appear to have a copyright marker you should still assume it is copyright and requires permission before using.

Userepparttar 108200 Meta tag element to embed copyright into your HTML documents or web pages.

Similarlyrepparttar 108201 authors name can be embedded in a Meta tag.

Copyright those documents before you find you are a victim with no legal rights because you have failed to takerepparttar 108202 the simple precautionary step of placing a copyright marker on your work.

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Busting Online Copyright Thieves

Written by Jim Edwards

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Second, once you know with 100% certainty they understand they have violated your copyright, yet refuse to respond or stop, you need to shut them down by eliminating their ability to do business!

Send them an email with a carbon copy sent to their Internet Service Provider (ISP), their credit card processor, their web hosting company, and evenrepparttar company that sold them their domain name.

Finally, follow this email up with a hard copy letter to each party sent via registered mail. Inrepparttar 108196 email and letter detail exactly how they have blatantly violated your copyright and you want them to desist immediately.

By taking this approach you can often just bypassrepparttar 108197 offending party becauserepparttar 108198 companies enabling them to transact business don't want any trouble. If you can show copyright violation they will shutrepparttar 108199 perpetrator down to avoid getting sued themselves.

Though not foolproof, this strategy can help you when facing down a blatant online copyright violator. Just remember to act quickly, thoroughly and don't hesitate to contact your attorney for advice.

Author's Note: By no means let this article dampen your enthusiasm for operating your business or selling your ebook online!

In my opinion there is no better way to make a living!

Your copyright is basically as safe online as it is offline. However, if a sneak thief entered your home - you'd callrepparttar 108200 cops. Well, now you know what to do if a sneak thief ever gives you trouble online!

You can also get more information about copyright law by going to http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/

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