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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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What is Copyrighting?
It is a legal way of protecting your art, writing or photography. It does not protect the facts, ideas, systems or the methods of operation.  answers.ask.com
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
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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

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