US Copyright Basics

United States
November 14, 2009 1:33pm CST
There have been some questions and talk about copyrights and what you can and can't use on these networks. I have found a couple of sources that may help. First is the US Copyright office and this pdf file they offer at . It is a post about the basics of copyrights. Although there is more detail if you search the entire web site, this gives most of what we need for posting on forum and blog sites. Second is the Creative Common site at This is the result of digital works. Instead of having all rights reserved of a copyright or no rights of the public domain, this lists various attributes that you can give to your works. These can limit or open up certain uses to others, within your own control
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