[amsat-bb] Re: Selling "free" software.
vk3jed at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 12:42:03 PST 2008
At 07:33 AM 12/2/2008, Clint Bradford wrote:
>>>Well, I don't have any explicit copyright statements on my
>>I don't think I can claim any legal copyright.
>Absolutely incorrect. Your work is inherently copyrighted the moment
>you publish it...
Not sure if that is in all jurisdictions, but it is usually the
case. In any case, it still is a good idea to include copyright
statements, but you do have copyright protection without them.
>I only entered this thread because someone indicated that their text
>content was being used without permission. I have been involved in
>telecommunications law and legal issues since the Internet began...
Well, that's definitely copyright violation, and should be reported
and dealt with.
>>In my opinion, it is not a question of whether it is legal or not.
>It should be. If your original work is being used in a manner that you
>do not wish it to be used, then you need to get serious about your
>Again, eBay has a method in place to deal with such abuse.
73 de VK3JED
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