Re: [ADMIN] Copyright issues

From: J. David Ribak (ribak@Token.Net)
Date: 10/16/96

Here is an excerpt from a publication of the Library of Congress, pertaining
to Title 17 of US code.

Copyright Secured Automatically Upon Creation 
The way in which copyright protection is secured under the present law is
frequently misunderstood. No publication or registration or other action in
the Copyright Office is required to secure copyright (see following
NOTE). There are, however, certain definite advantages to registration.  

> Just so you know, you cannoy copyright something just by placing a Copyright
> blah blah on it. Unless you went through the proper legal channels, your
> area is not copyrighted.
> >    There is not much I can do in this situation without having
> > to go to court over this, so I am appealing to all of the
> > imps and admins out there to respect other people's work
> > and the copyrights associated with them.
> Like I said before. I woudlnt waste your time with court.
> Hades, I'm no lawyer but I do know a bit about copyright laws.

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