Penalties for Breaking Copyright Law?

Answer A copyright owner has the exclusive right to reproduce, distribute, manipulate and perform her work, and to authorize others to do so. Anyone who is not the copyright owner and takes advantage of a... Read More »

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What Are the Penalties of Breaking a Lease in Pennsylvania?

A lease is a contract and breaking it can hurt you. It doesn't have to: Pennsylvania law does include rules that may enable you to walk away from your lease and keep your security deposit. If you d... Read More »

How to Learn About the Penalties for Violating Digital Copyright Laws?

Using music or quoting others in your blog or webcast may be acceptable, but it may also violate copyright laws. With the advancement of technology, it has become difficult to know how digital copy... Read More »

Do all items have to have the copyright logo to be considered a copyright?

Under U.S. law, copyright protection attaches automatically when a work is created. Use of the © symbol has not been required since 1989. Using the copyright symbol can be beneficial, however, bec... Read More »

Does an item need to have the copyright logo to be considered a copyright item?

According to the U.S. Copyright Office, a work no longer needs the copyright symbol to be considered a copyrighted work. The United States dropped the old rule in 1989 to fit the requirements of th... Read More »