How does international and national law protect us from copyright infringement of blogs- our articles, stories, all that is written by us?
The United States gives copyright protection to writers who publish their own work and were not paid to write it and transfer the rights to another. A copyright symbol isn't necessary under US law.
Fighting those copy your blog (content scrappers) is very difficult. You can inform the ISP that they are stealing work and have the website shut down in some cases, but it is easy to move a website to another host and keep going.
Thank you Tamarawhite for your informative answer. I hope and wish in future we have more reasons for a sense of security among bloggers.
by Wayne Barrett 8 years ago
Looking for advise on how to get my work copyrighted. I have seen free sites but do not know how reliable they are. Or should I pay for the extra peace of mind?
by Dennis L. Page 9 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 Geri McClymont 5 years ago
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by Glenn Stok 7 years ago
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by Thotwrite 11 years ago
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by poetvix 11 years ago
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