Tag: copyright infringement

  1. Stop Thief: Content, Photos and Copyrights

    Just because it is posted online does not mean that you can copy and paste it and use it for free on your blog. Online content is covered by copyright law. Unless the site explicitly states that their copy is available for use, you should assume it is not. This is one case where assuming will keep you out of trouble. Besides, the duplicate is almost never as good as the original (remember the movie with Michael Keaton called Multiplicity?)…. Read More

  2. Do You Know Copyright Compliance Guidelines?

    When it comes to online blogging and social media, many bloggers reference published online articles for industry news blog posts. However, there is a fine line between copyright infringement and properly referencing published articles for bloggers. Before I go into detail about what you legally can and cannot do, allow me to elaborate a little on what copyright is. By definition, copyright is the legal protection for original creative works. These pieces of work include anything from newspaper articles to… Read More