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What does copyright mean?

Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by governments, giving the creator of an original work of authorship exclusive rights to control its distribution for a certain time period, after which the work enters the public domain.
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How to Copyright.
1. Write your lyric and put it in a tangible form - on paper, sheet music, computer disk or audiotape. You can't copyright an idea that is still in your head. 2. Recognize that anything written after April 1, 1989, is automatically protected (in the  www.ehow.com
How to Get a Copyright
In theory, the moment you create a protected work it's covered by a copyright. People have no right to steal or use your work without your permission after the moment you create it. However, in practice, this can be difficult to enforce. Without a  www.life123.com
How to Copyright Fast & Legally.
1. Determine the work's date of publication and its copyright owner. The copyright owner can be a company or a person. 2. Draft a copyright notice. The proper format has three parts. Use either the word "Copyright, the abbreviation "Copr. or the  www.ehow.com

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