I've had an idea for a product review site and am trying to discern whether product photographs can be legally reproduced on the website, from where fair-use photographs should be obtained and how, if at all, they should be attributed. [more inside]
Where can I host videos for my Shakespeare play comparison website that won't a) cost me tons due to hosting and b) be YouTube knee-jerky on copyright violation? [more inside]
Is it considered copyright infringement to stream an MP3 on a web page for promotional purposes? No download etc, just streaming. [more inside]
What are the legal/copyright/douchebag implications (if any) of registering a domain name that is already a username on a free blogging platform? Yeah, yeah, you're not a lawyer... [more inside]
How to word a letter (email) negotiating compensation I want from an author who sold my copyrighted work? Details inside. [more inside]
What is my legal responsibility when allowing users to either transfer online images to my server, or creating hotlinks to online images?
What is my legal responsibility when allowing users to display images on my site that are sourced by the user either transferring online images to my server, or creating hotlinks to online images? [more inside]
I have been laid off and, along with looking for work, I thought I'd learn some new technology and add to my resume. I am now working on a web site for a charity that uses Bing/Silverlight to find meeting locations. One of my former co-workers said "You had better copyright it" which made me wonder if I needed to and if I do, what kind of license do I give the charity?
I run a website dedicated to vintage PC games (that is, games from the late 80s, early 90s). Ad revenue has been declining, and a co-admin suggested making t-shirts to sell to support the site. I have questions about what art/words we can use on the shirts. [more inside]
Dear mefites, Is it legal to use creative commons stuff, properly licensed and attributed, on a political website that 1) expresses views that the original author might not like, and 2) raises money, such as for a candidate or a party's branch? Particularly interested in stuff that's got a non-commercial license but is okay to use for derivative works. This is in the U.K. Thanks!
How do you find out who to contact when a website is using your "copyrighted" material to generate ad revenue? [more inside]
How tough are copyrights on website design and content, if a client asks you to re-use content? [more inside]
Are website designs copyrighted? [more inside]
I would like to use a Creative Commons-licensed photo in the top-of-the-page banner of a web site I am developing. The photo has this license. What is the best way to fairly attribute the photo and respect the photographer's wishes? [more inside]
Say a business has had various articles written about them in newspapers. Could that business then reproduce those articles on its own website, for informational purposes? e.g. 'Click here to see what the NYT had to say about us,' etc. I know that I could just link to the articles on the newspaper's site, but I can't guarantee that those will stay online.
How do I force another website to get rid of my stolen content? [more inside]
I'm looking for some good websites on copyright law and issues [MI] [more inside]