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MUST - READ FOR SUCCESS: 306 Learning. Licensing types. The following describes each of the six main licenses offered when you choose to publish your work with a Creative Commons license.

Licensing types

We have listed them starting with the most accommodating license type you can choose and ending with the most restrictive license type you can choose. Creators choose a set of conditions they wish to apply to their work. Attribution (by) All CC licenses require that others who use your work in any way must give you credit the way you request, but not in a way that suggests you endorse them or their use. About The Licenses. Our public copyright licenses incorporate a unique and innovative “three-layer” design.

About The Licenses

Each license begins as a traditional legal tool, in the kind of language and text formats that most lawyers know and love. We call this the Legal Code layer of each license. But since most creators, educators, and scientists are not in fact lawyers, we also make the licenses available in a format that normal people can read — the Commons Deed (also known as the “human readable” version of the license). The Commons Deed is a handy reference for licensors and licensees, summarizing and expressing some of the most important terms and conditions. Think of the Commons Deed as a user-friendly interface to the Legal Code beneath, although the Deed itself is not a license, and its contents are not part of the Legal Code itself.

Searching for open content is an important function enabled by our approach. International Copyright Basics - RightsDirect. Most national copyright laws recognize two different types of rights within copyright: Economic rights Moral rights Countries in the Anglo-American tradition, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, tend to minimize the existence of moral rights in favor of an emphasis on economic rights in copyright.

International Copyright Basics - RightsDirect

The Implications of Foreign Copyright Law - While our focus in this publication is United States copyright law, certain provisions of foreign copyright law are particularly relevant to creators and owners of musical copyrights and will be briefly touched on here.

The Implications of Foreign Copyright Law -

“Joint” or “Collective” Works In the United States, a song written by two or more authors is deemed to be a “joint” work regardless of whether one author composed the music and one author wrote the lyrics or all authors wrote both music and lyrics. This has historically not been the case in certain major foreign territories including Australia, England, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Scandinavia, and South Africa.

10 Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property. How important is intellectual property protection to your startup?

10 Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Not too long ago, defensible IP was one of the top things venture capitalists wanted to see in a startup. But the success of several high-profile tech startups, such as Twitter and Facebook, that are relatively weak on patentable intellectual property, has caused many to rethink that assumption. After all, creating and maintaining a robust IP portfolio is expensive. Patents don’t determine whether a startup will be able to scale.

And the lean startup model is all about getting to market fast with the minimum viable product. But every startup – lean or not – needs to plan for success. So what should startups do to protect their IP assets? 4 easy steps to Copyright Protection. Seven Copyright Principles for the Digital Era. Since last year, I’ve had the privilege of serving as one of 18 members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Intellectual Property System.

Seven Copyright Principles for the Digital Era

Recently, we’ve developed and published a set of digital copyright principles that we hope will provide a framework for addressing copyright in light of the many new technologies for creating, disseminating, and consuming content. The original document as published through the World Economic Forum can be found here [PDF]; the principles it identifies are as follows: 1. Intellectual property and your work. Having the right type of intellectual property protection helps you to stop people stealing or copying: the names of your products or brands your inventions the design or look of your products things you write, make or produce Copyright, patents, designs and trade marks are all types of intellectual property protection.

Intellectual property and your work

You get some types of protection automatically, others you have to apply for. Intellectual property is something unique that you physically create. An idea alone is not intellectual property. Owning intellectual property. Intellectual property: Copyright, trademarks and patents. Intellectual property (or IP) refers to creative work which can be treated as an asset or physical property.

Intellectual property: Copyright, trademarks and patents

Intellectual property rights fall principally into four main areas; copyright, trademarks, design rights and patents. Copyright Copyright applies to work that is recorded in some way; rights exist in items such as literary, artistic, musical and dramatic work as well as films, sound recordings and typographical arrangements. It gives the author specific rights in relation to the work, prohibits unauthorised actions, and allows the author to take legal action against instances of infringement or plagiarism. 1. How to Find Plagiarism - Plagiarism Today. Plagiarists rely upon the anonymity and the vastness of the Internet to hide their activities.

1. How to Find Plagiarism - Plagiarism Today

Almost always, they know what they’re doing is wrong (at least morally) and though they seem very bold about their activities, they are betting that you won’t learn about their misuse of your work. What plagiarists don’t realize is that the same tools that make it easy for them to find works to steal also make it easy for you, the copyright holder, to retrace their steps and catch them. Because, even though the Internet is vast, it’s so well indexed that finding plagiarism is a very easy task. Non-Blogging Writers. Unit 306 breakdown. Search Engine Optimisation guide. New to SEO?

Search Engine Optimisation guide

Need to polish up your knowledge? The Beginner's Guide to SEO has been read over 3 million times and provides comprehensive information you need to get on the road to professional quality Search Engine Optimization, or SEO. What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? SEO is a marketing discipline focused on growing visibility in organic (non-paid) search engine results. SEO encompasses both the technical and creative elements required to improve rankings, drive traffic, and increase awareness in search engines. SEO isn't just about building search engine-friendly websites.

Simple optimisation techniques. Although everyone is looking, there are no silver bullets for SEO. For me, successful SEO is about consistently applying some well-known approaches. It's not rocket science, but it is hard graft using a range of techniques which different people in a company and their agencies need to work on together. I've written a lot in the past about "best practices" and on Smart Insights we have summarised the basics of SEO and also the latest SEO ranking factors with which many online marketers are aware of.

Online profiles should be optimised for SEO. Note: For SEO, keyword and keyword phrase are used interchangeably. A keyword can be just a single word, but it can also be a phrase or combination of 2+ words. Having decided how many keywords to target and which keywords are best for you to target, based on relevance, commercial intent, search volume and competitiveness, you then need to correctly use those keywords on your website. The aim with this is to keyword optimise the pages on your site without anyone (who doesn’t have knowledge of SEO) being able to tell that you’ve done so. If you achieve this then you’ll please both visitors to your site and Google. These days, keyword optimisation, due to keyword spamming in the past, has been reduced in importance. How to Optimize 7 Popular Social Media Profiles for SEO « Search Engine Marketing Group. Online identity. Internet identity (also called IID), or internet persona is a social identity that an Internet user establishes in online communities and websites.

It can also be considered as an actively constructed presentation of oneself. Although some people choose to use their real names online, some Internet users prefer to be anonymous, identifying themselves by means of pseudonyms, which reveal varying amounts of personally identifiable information. An online identity may even be determined by a user's relationship to a certain social group they are a part of online. Some can even be deceptive about their identity.