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F A Q s – Specific information about R.I.G.H.T.S. & redistribution:
 • What does R.I.G.H.T.S. stand for?
 • What is R.I.G.H.T.S.?
 • Who does R.I.G.H.T.S. affect?
 • What is redistribution?
 • Why is redistribution illegal?
 • If graphics are linkware, why can’t they be redistributed?
 • I make websites for others. Is that okay? I use the linking logo.
 • What are Terms & Conditions?
 • My site was done by someone else using redistributed graphics. Now what?
 • How do I join R.I.G.H.T.S.?

DEFINITIONS – Various copyright terms and issues explained:
 • Bandwidth Theft
 • Berne Convention
 • Brush
 • Cease and Desist Letter
 • Collection / Compilation Site
 • Copyright
 • Copyright Act of 1976
 • Copyright Expiration
 • Copyright Limitations
 • Copyright Management Information
 • Copyright Notice
 • Copyright Ownership
 • Copyright Term Extension Act
 • Deep Linking
 • Digital Millennium Copyright Act
 • Dingbat
 • Email Copyright
 • Fair Use
 • Fixation
 • Font
 • GATT
 • Infringement
 • Intellectual Property
 • Interface Graphics
 • Liable
 • Link Collections
 • Linkware
 • Midi
 • Minimal Creativity
 • Misappropriation
 • MP3
 • No Copyright Relations
 • Notice of Copyright Infringement
 • Nozzle
 • Originality
 • Patent
 • Plagiarize
 • Poor Man’s Copyright
 • Privacy Rights
 • Public Domain
 • Publication
 • Publicity Rights
 • Registration
 • Redistribution
 • Removing Copyright Information
 • Rights
 • Royalty Free
 • Scanned Images
 • Tangible Medium
 • Terms of Use
 • Trademark
 • Tube
 • Tutorial
 • Universal Copyright Convention
 • Use
 • .Wav
 • WIPO
 • Works For Hire

COPYRIGHT – Questions Most Often Asked (and the answers):
 • In the beginning, there is copyright …
 • Who is the copyright owner?
 • But does copyright protect me worldwide?
 • Isn’t everything on the internet “public domain”?
 • Then everything is copyrighted?
 • What does that copyright notice do?
 • Does copyright last forever?
 • So how do I legally copyright my work?
 • Can’t I scan an image and put it online?
 • I am using an image as an avatar … is that okay?
 • Aren’t clip-art books and graphics CDs copyright free?
 • I learned how to make an image with a tutorial. Is that image mine?
 • Fonts and dingbats can’t be copyrighted, right?
 • Can I convert my favorite song to a midi and place it online?
 • I want to put a poem or song lyric online. Is that okay?
 • Are HTML, CSS, XHTML or other languages protected by copyright?
 • Does that “no right mouse click” code protect my images?
 • Will watermarking my images protect them from being stolen?
 • I mailed myself copies of my work. I am protected, right?
 • I found someone using copyright work. What do I do?
 • If I join an online group, am I protecting my copyrights?
 • I made a website for a company. Do they own the graphics?
 • Are scanned rubber stamp images okay to put online?
 • I don’t remember where the images came from.  Does that matter?
 • I am under legal age. Can I claim copyright?
 • Is email copyrighted?
 • Can’t I take an image and change it to make it mine?
 • How do I find out who is hosting a website?

EXAMPLES:
 • Terms of Use
 • Cease and Desist Letter
 • Letter to a Site Host
 • Letter to a Collection Site

RESOURCES:
 • Links to various online education programs
 • Links to information sites regarding copyright, trademark, and patent

SUPPORT:
 • How individuals can support R.I.G.H.T.S.

LINK TO US:
 • Six pages with 189 linking graphics from all over the world

 
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