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U.S. Copyright Office Creates New Registration Process for Online Authors — Plagiarism Today

On June 22, the U.S. Copyright Office announced that it is creating a brand new registration process, this one aimed to help writers online that regular shorter-form content, such as blog posts, news articles and other short literary content. This … Continue reading

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Clive Barker Sues to Recover Copyright – June 22, 2020

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Why I Semi-regularly Post about the FTC Guidelines – June 22, 2020

If you follow or read my blog, you may notice I post semi-regularly on certain topics – Copyright, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines. I do this because many bloggers are not familiar with these topics and may find themselves on … Continue reading

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Copyright and Ghostwriting — Plagiarism Today

The ethics of ghostwriting are often the subject of much debate. Though often seen as plagiarism, such as with the battle over Christiane Serruya story, it remains a common practice for many books and creations in general. Simply put, there … Continue reading

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YouTube Stimulus Update War – June 13, 2020

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The Difference Between ‘Copyright Free’ and ‘Royalty Free’ — Plagiarism Today

If you’re looking for images, music, or film clips to use with your content, you’ve likely run across two similar but very different terms: “Copyright Free” and “Royalty Free.” These terms are used with great confusion online and it gets … Continue reading

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Ellis Island and Other New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 – MyHeritage Free Collection for June 10, 2020

As I mentioned on June 1, 2020 – Each Day of June, a Different Record Collection Will Be Free! – MyHeritage May 31, 2020, MyHeritage is offering a different free collection every day this month. Today’s free collection – Ellis … Continue reading

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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers, 1836-1922 – MyHeritage Free Collection for June 9, 2020

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Parsing the U.S. Copyright Office DMCA Report — Plagiarism Today

Last week, the United States Copyright Office (USCO), released a much-anticipated report about the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s (DMCA) safe harbor provisions. Over five years in the making, the study is the product of several rounds of feedback and roundtables … Continue reading

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How to Mostly Remove the Re-blog Option on WordPress – May 12, 2020

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