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 Dennis L. Page5 years ago
Do you copy-write your articles on Hubpages?If you copy-write your articles on Hubpages, what copywriter service do you use and why are you with them?
by Dahlia Flower2 months ago
Is it legal to paint a painting we see someone else has created as long as we copy only by eye?I took an art course once. The professor kept telling us to find images in art books and copy them by eye. She...
by Anti-Valentine5 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 Theophanes4 years ago
How do you Hubbers deal with it when people copy your Hub?I admit I have been VERY lax on the issue of people copying my Hubs but recently it's gotten bad. Today I found my PET rat article copied on a pest control blog!...
by Ronald E Franklin18 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 Justin Choo3 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...
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