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Website copyright - Copyright Law and the InternetThe internet has made us all publishers and many of the copyright laws apply. The internet is not considered public domain and any original work, including photos, art and text, are protected even if there is no copyright notice. If you receive a complaint about your website, the prudent course of action is to immediately remove the material while you seek proof of ownership. If it comes to a court appearance, your immediate response will be viewed favorably. There have been legal issues with certain types of linking. Currently, there is no problem with linking to the front page of a website. If you use another company's logo (like Amazon.Com's), or imply a relationship, you must obtain the other company's permission in writing. Oral agreements are acceptable but difficult to prove. Deep linking is done when a link bypasses the front page of…
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