Keeping your ideas belonging to you

Copyright

What is copyright?

Copyright is the law that protects you from someone stealing your work.
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What does this mean?

When you see the symbol C with a circle around it that means that there is copyright rights on it. You must realize that even if it doesn't have that symbol it could still be copyright.


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Free to use?

If the copyright symbol is crossed out that means that it is free to use. Just make sure you use the piece of information for acceptable reasons.


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