This is a fascinating video. It's about how the copyright and patent laws came into being, and how that process is now stopping the common good.
In order to understand you and discuss it, you have to listen to it. It's about ten minutes... I know that you probably feel that you haven't got ten minutes, but I think these issues concern us as writers and producers of creative work and we need the longer view rather than the shorter one.
When you've finished listening/viewing it, at what point do you think that it's okay for others to use your work to build theirs? (And you won't understand that question until you've listened to the video.
by Anti-Valentine4 years ago
I know I've seen this elsewhere online, where you can't actually copy text or images. You can view pictures but not download them or even embed them. Would it be possible to do this at all? At least it would cut down on...
by Ronald E. Franklin2 months ago
I'm planning a hub about one particular actor in one particular scene of a movie. Without a visual representation of the actor in the scene the article would be meaningless, but no free or non-copyrighted photos appear...
by Wavie14 months ago
I know that hubpages is strict about violations and copyright but is it a violation to post a youtube video in your hub, which you know includes copyrighted material, which the one uploading the video did not have...
by Justin Choo2 years ago
I am also one of the HP victims of whole scale plagiarism. This is becoming very rampant. All at our expense. Is it possible that HP disables "copy&paste" feature to prevent...
by misty955 years ago
How do we protect Copy write, with our hubs anyone
by Mikel G Roberts6 years ago
I think it is counter-productive to allow people to e-mail published hubs to others. It cuts out the authors page views, and the ads included in the hub.The ability to copy/paste the hub into an e-mail that then gets...
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