Depending what it is, if you make a copy, date it and post it by registered post to yourself, don't open the post,when you receive it, just keep it safe as proof you made the thing. This apparently works as proof of authorship for music. It isn't copyright as such but helps support your claims to authorship. Cheap: Price of a registered post. (I'm happy to be corrected on this).
The easiest and cheapest way to copyright your work is to go to the post office and get them to seal it in and envelope then mail it back to yourself. Do not open it and it will remain as proof of your creative work.
In the United States, copyright notice has not been required since 1989. Since the United States abides by the Berne Convention, copyright is automatic as soon as an idea has been reduced to a tangible form (printed on paper, saved as a computer file, etc). You still may be able to register your copyright publicly or privately using U.S.P.S Registered Mail, but this is only for your benefit should your copyright claim ever be challenged. It is not required by law.
by Anthony Goodley 5 years ago
After noticing a bunch of broken links appearing on my hubs I traced the problem to where I link to MyFreeCopyRight.com on each of my hubs. When I tried to login to MFC it said I didn't have an account at all. Next I tried to email the website several times and have as of yet to receive a...
by moonlake 5 years ago
This place ehealthydietblog is taking recipes off our hubs and it ranks as number one when I searched for one of my reicpes. You know it would get the views before we would with the ranking it has.
by Kate Swanson 10 years ago
A discussion started about this on the end of another thread, but it's got buried. I was checking an early Hub today and it reminded me, because I'd used a photo from another website. At that time, I didn't understand that most photos on most websites are copyright, unless they...
by LatestDud 10 years ago
Hi There,I have written the music and lyrics to over 300 songs in the past 2 and a half years. I am debating whether I should share them on here or not. I was wondering if anyone else publishes their own songs on here and/or whether it would be a good idea for me to do so...?Thanks In...
by ptosis 5 years ago
Been following the Snowden NSA leaks and learning some new terms I've never heard before.1)The Silk Road of Deep Web uses Tor that is hidden from the NSA if using Linux OS. (But On 2 October 2013, the FBI shut down Silk Road - so still can find and arrest)2)The Deep Web, Deepnet, Invisible...
by umezuruike lynn e 9 years ago
How can Hubpages help a writer whose work is not protected by copywright law?
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