Protection and Copyright

I just deleted my previous post regarding this same subject.  I had the Wrong information and I did not want my readers to have incorrect info about Copyrights.

This is the Correct information:

For works published after March 1, 1989, no copyright notice need be placed on the work in order for full copyright protection to apply. From a practical standpoint, however, an author should always place the following notice on his or her work: Copyright © 1997 by Author’s Name. All Rights Reserved. The reason for this advice is purely practical; such a notice warns people who view the work that the author takes copyright issues seriously and may have a deterrent effect upon possible infringers, especially those who are unfamiliar with the intricacies of copyright law. 

Please accept my apologizes if I led you in the wrong direction about this.

I would like to thank Audrey over at https://mnprairieroots.com/ for bringing my error to my attention.

Write on my friends!

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Penny Wilson is a freelance writer who writes in several genres. She's had a successful blog with a growing and loyal following for more than 5 years. Penny has written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com, and WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published on Ariel Chart, a monthly online Journal, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. She is currently working on her first novel. You can find more of her writings on her blog at: https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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4 Responses to Protection and Copyright

  1. trentpmcd says:

    This is pretty much what I thought, but I didn’t have time to look it up after reading your post and didn’t want to say something in case I was wrong.

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