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Articles and Copyrights
In many ways, we here at BellaOnline are journalists. We are reporting to the public on our chosen topics of interest. As such, we must be sure that we are fair and honest in our reporting.
Cease and Desist Letter
If you find someone violating your copyright, you need to send a cease and desist letter to them, and to their ISP.
Copyright Infringement Excel Tracker
This Excel spreadsheet helps you keep track of websites which have taken copies of your copyrighted content.
Copyright on Charts / Tables
Sometimes you will need to include standard charts, tables, supply lists or ingredient lists in your material. The chart can be used - but the words and layout must be all yours.
Copyright on Online Articles
It seems fairly straightforward how to get a copyright filed on an entire book. You send in your book, you pay the fee, you get the copyright. But how do you get copyright on the online articles you've written? Here's the details.
Copyrighting your Content
We have MANY articles on copyright in the editor site, but I wanted to offer this link to people who want to formally copyright their content.
FAQ - Who Owns my Content?
A commonly asked question from new hosts is just who owns your content? While most content sites take control of everything you write, we leave it all in your hands.
Handling Duplicate Content / Stolen Content
You find a site that has your content on it. Here's how you handle duplicate / stolen content on another site.
How Copyrights Work
Your work is copyrighted and owned by you the moment you finish writing it. Thereīs no need to file any paperwork or add any symbols to your material.
Images and Copyrights
A picture is worth 1,000 words, and images can be vital to really bringing your article to life. Make sure that you have complete legal rights to USE that photo, though!
Penalties for Copyright Violation
If you feel that someone has violated your copyright, or are worried about violating another personīs copyright, here is what you need to know.
Plagiarism and Copyright Violation Examples
Just what is counted as plagiarism and copyright violation? These are important topics to understand when you write on the web.
Tracking Down a Copyright / Plagiarism Violation
It is going to happen to every editor here. Your content is "borrowed" by someone who has no qualms about violating your copyright and engaging in plagiarism. Here are the steps you take in order to track down who this person is.
Trademark, Servicemark, Registered Mark
For your own sites and businesses, it's good to understand how a trademark, service mark and registered mark work.
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