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Oct 25, 2015 05:15 |  #1

Saw this on B&H Event space. Hopefully somebody here can use the info. Chris

https://youtu.be/Yi935​3BTM_s (external link)




  
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Oct 25, 2015 08:18 |  #2

Interesting, thanks for the link.

While © can be complicated, this bit of information should be easy for anyone to understand & implement: If an image that was taken originally had a watermark that was removed, then you have a case for damages separate from the ones that require registration.
From Carolyn E Wright's Blog: (external link) Section 1202 of the U.S. Copyright Act makes it illegal for someone to remove the watermark from your photo so that it can disguise the infringement when used. The fines start at $2500 and go to $25,000 in addition to attorneys' fees and any damages for the infringement.

That ©, to be legal, it needs to be © 2015 "Your Name".
© = Alt + 0169 on the numerical keyboard.


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Oct 28, 2015 06:49 |  #3

Why does it need the year?
Without the year mentioned in the signature wouldn't it be copyright protected?




  
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Oct 28, 2015 08:05 |  #4

http://copyright.gov/t​itle17/92chap4.html (external link)

§ 401 . Notice of copyright: Visually perceptible copies2

(a) General Provisions. — Whenever a work protected under this title is published in the United States or elsewhere by authority of the copyright owner, a notice of copyright as provided by this section may be placed on publicly distributed copies from which the work can be visually perceived, either directly or with the aid of a machine or device.

(b) Form of Notice. — If a notice appears on the copies, it shall consist of the following three elements:

(1) the symbol © (the letter C in a circle), or the word “Copyright”, or the abbreviation “Copr.”; and

(2) the year of first publication of the work; in the case of compilations or derivative works incorporating previously published material, the year date of first publication of the compilation or derivative work is sufficient. The year date may be omitted where a pictorial, graphic, or sculptural work, with accompanying text matter, if any, is reproduced in or on greeting cards, postcards, stationery, jewelry, dolls, toys, or any useful articles; and

(3) the name of the owner of copyright in the work, or an abbreviation by which the name can be recognized, or a generally known alternative designation of the owner.


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