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6 Laws Every Blogger Needs to Obey so they Don’t Get Sued

6 Laws Every Blogger Needs to Obey so they Don’t Get Sued | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

If you’re a blogger, do you know how to stay on the right side of the law? Do you know what you need to do to keep the FTC from knocking on your door or to keep from getting a dreaded cease and desist letter?


Fortunately you don’t have to be a lawyer or law scholar to understand the laws that govern blogging, particularly in the U.S. In fact, you really only have to understand six basic laws. Let me explain…

 

note: I’m not a lawyer, so do consult one if you are unsure about any blogging-related laws.

 

Law #1: Do you have to disclose paid endorsements?

 

One of the most important developments in the blogosphere when it comes to U.S. law is that bloggers must be open with the fact that they are being paid to use, promote, or review a product...

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What is Copyright Protection?

What is Copyright Protection? | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

Note: WhatisCopyright.org is a non-profit web site that contains basic and general copyright information provided for educational purposes only. The author and owner of this web site does not answer copyright questions, debate or provide free legal advice.


Introduction.

This page covers the basic definitions regarding copyrights. It has been written using the Berne Union for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Property (Berne Convention) as the main bibliographical source (other sources are credited at foot of this page), and does not refer to the laws of any country in particular. Therefore, comparing this document to the particular laws of your country may arise in discrepancies. Copyright laws vary from country to country but as a rule do not contravene or provide less copyright protection than the Berne Convention, provided the country in question is a member thereof.

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