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Copyright Law Made Simple(r). Sort of.

I get lots of questions about how to get work copyrighted, how to prevent plagiarism, etc.  I don’t mind, except that I’m not a lawyer and so my legal advice is not to be trusted, and my knowledge of U.S. copyright law boils down to a couple of basic facts.  And I’m not 100% positive that those facts are, well, factual.

But someone has gone and made a handy-dandy flowchart that explains the basics of copyrighting.  Well, not so much ‘explains’ as ‘charts.’  Take a look if you’re curious, and keep the aspirin handy.