Internet Attorney: How to Create Content that Doesn’t Violate Copyright Law

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As an Internet attorney, I get asked all the time about online copyright laws and infringement.

Here’s a key to keeping yourself out of legal hot water when writing content based upon stuff you found on the Internet.

Facts and ideas are not protected by copyright law, just the particular way they are expressed.

How can you (or your content writers) take advantage of this fact?

Pick content that you want to write about.

Create an outline of only the facts and ideas based on the new headline that you plan to use for your content.

Example: 3 Tips For Getting a Quality Widget

1. Tip 1

a. Fact 1

b. Fact 2.

c. Fact 3.

d. Idea 1.

Repeat the steps for each tip. Then write inyour own words (don’t plagiarize) an intro paragraph, explain each tip based on your outline, and add a concluding paragraph. That’s it. If you have any questions, please consult with your Internet attorney.

To your success!

-Mike the Internet attorney

P.S. To learn about DMCA copyright infringement claims and how to handle them with your website legal documents, just click this link now.

MoveOn.org Crushes Free Speech with Trademark Infringement Claims

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The moonbats at MoveOn.org support free speech only if it is a discounted full page ad in the New York Times where they smear a U.S. general as being a traitor.

Overreaching with the smear, there has been grassroots opposition to it from all parts of the political spectrum…including entrepreneurs who have created t-shirts in protest of the McCarthyesque tactics applied by MoveOn.org to attack anyone who doesn’t agree with the organization completely.

In response to trademark infringement claims made by the moonbats, Cafe Press has pulled t-shirts from inventory that make reference to MoveOn.org by name. This is a unique interpretation of trademark law…mentioning an organization’s name in satirical political works is a violation? Hardly.

But the moonbats insist that you and I don’t have First Amendment rights to dissent. Like Lord Voldemort (he who must not be named), the MoveOn.org doesn’t want to be mentioned.
Just because someone claims trademark infringement, don’t take the claim at face value. Check with your lawyer.

And as for MoveOn.org, here’s one of the censored messages.

moveon treason

As a final thought, when it comes to traitors, consider who is trying to snuff out your First Amendment rights if you disagree with them.

Hmmm.

It isn’t General Petraeus.

Hat tip to Michelle Malkin.