What is a Copyright?

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A copyright protects "original works of ownership” that are fixed in a tangible form of expression. In relation to the Internet any content which appears on a website is generally protected under some form of copyright law.

Examples of copyright infringement include:

  • Copying of content or entire websites from another website.
  • Copying or reposting articles, photos, videos or other media from magazines, books, or other publications.
  • Unauthorized posting or e-mailing of music or video files.