Protecting Your Copyrights Online

In Star Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi refers to Mos Eisley spaceport as a “wretched hive of scum and villainy” and adds, “we must be careful.”  Obi-Wan’s wisdom applies to the Internet too.  Regardless of your publishing path, if you write for publication, you should take steps to protect your copyrighted work against Internet-based infringement.  While no single post can cover all of the ways to protect your work online, here are some tips on things all authors can do to protect and enforce their copyrights:  1.  Perform Regular Copyright / Infringement Searches.  Search the Internet regularly (at least once a month)

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