Tag Archives: DMCA

Why I Hate the WordPress “Reblog” Feature (And So Should You)

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I awoke this morning to an inbox with four notices that content to which I hold the copyright had been “reblogged” by three different bloggers who decided that instead of creating new content themselves, they’d borrow my SEO ranking, research, … Continue reading

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Tell Amazon.com to Stop eBook Scammers!

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There are several scam artists on Amazon.com who are stealing whole books, changing a title and a name or two inside, and reselling the works as their own. C.J. Cherryh, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, and many others are victims.  … Continue reading

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Technogranny: Copyright and Social Media Rules


I was thrilled to have this blog featured on the Technogranny show this morning.  We talked about: Things you can’t say online (First Amendment limits) Keeping your job while having your say (Employee rights) Copyright issues for social media users … Continue reading

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Managing Social Media Risk

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Ever wonder if social media marketing is a risky business – or a manageable risk?  I have.  But there are many ways to manage risk so that it doesn’t kill your ability to have your say in the evolving social … Continue reading

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Copyright Infringement: 7 Costly Blogging Myths

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Copyright law hasn’t changed much since the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the DMCA) – but social media has changed the way people think about what copyright law actually means.  And the number of lawsuits is growing at an amazingly high … Continue reading

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