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You should include your copyright statement at the bottom of
every page of your book (and your website and everything else
Including a copyright statement is no guarantee that your work
will not be stolen. It's also no assurance that you'll be able
to recover royalties or loss of earnings from someone who
infringes your copyright.
However, it stamps the work as being yours. It makes it clear to those who might be tempted to copy it, that they don't have that right.
Example of a copyright statement...
Copyright © 2009 Your Name (or company name).
All rights reserved worldwide.
No part of this ebook may be copied or sold.
Note: Some people use (c) (the letter 'c' in
of the official copyright symbol © (the letter 'c' surrounded by
a circle). In many countries the law does not recognize this as
a copyright symbol and it's not a given that a court will accept
it as valid. You should ALWAYS write the word 'Copyright' in
FULL as part of your copyright statement and you should use the official copyright symbol.
You should also include a copyright page in your ebook. Take a look at the copyright information in any ebook (or paper book) for ideas on what you should include on this page.
Another idea that may be useful - in a legal sense - is to print
out a copy of your ebook on paper and save a copy on to a CD-ROM or other storage device.
Place both the paper version and the CD-ROM in an envelope and mail it to yourself via REGISTERED mail. Hold on to the receipt for the mail and when the package arrives to your home, put it away in a SAFE place (together with the receipt) WITHOUT opening it.
This is proof that you had the document in your possession at
the date of the mailing. If you do this before your ebook goes
'live' then you're sure that nobody can have copied your work
before this date.
Here are a few websites where you can learn more about copyright issues...
-The Publishing Law Center: http://www.publaw.com
-The Copyright Website: http://www.benedict.com
Okay, I hope that this has helped you understand the question of copyright a little better. In the next article, I'll continue on
the question of ebook protection by looking at practical
measures you can put in place to prevent people from stealing
your ebook from your website.
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