What's the easiest way to copyright my work, and prove it, on my hubs?
You can put a copyright notice at the end with your name and the year of publication. I don't know what you mean by 'prove it'. Once you've written something yourself, it's automatically copyrighted so adding the copyright notice should be enough.
You should include a copyright notice on each document. You should not write directly on the hub. Write on a word processor and paste it to the hub format. When you complete something, save it to a file while will date it. As long as you do not reopen that file, the date will remain the same and reflect the creation date. You can also print it out if the computer date states the document. Regardless of what you do, idiots wlll still try to take things and use them. It's the way of the world we live in today where stupid people actually believe they can get somewhere without any ability whatsoever...or any work for that matter. WB
If you live in the United States, any writing that you publish - regardless of where you publish it - was automatically copyrighted the moment you wrote it.
by Christin Sander2 years ago
I've been going through and radically updating lots of old hubs lately. I've found that several of them have been here for a long time with "no notice" on them. I know I'm still protected by...
by dellea4 years ago
I haven't been in HP for a spell because work has kept me so busy for the past few weeks. Upon my return to publish a new hub, I finished my work and included my usual (and short) copyright notice in a text capsule....
by Writer Fox6 years ago
Just a reminder to update the copyright notice on your Hubs to the year 2012. If you don't have a notice on your Hubs, consider adding one. There have been many forum posts recently about plagiarism of...
by Crystal Tatum4 years ago
Do you include a copyright notice in your articles? Why or why not?I never do this, but I see that a lot of folks on here do. Just wondering what the opinions are out there.
by Phyllis Doyle Burns4 years ago
When I update or revise older hubs, the HP standardized copyright notice does not change to the current year, so I remove that notice to update with my own current year notice at the bottom of my hub, using the correct...
by Glenn Stok3 years ago
I have been noticing that when I enable the copyright notice in the display options in the HubTool, that it sometimes gets shut off. Then I have to enable it again. This has been happening ever since the feature...
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