Who owns blog comments?
Over the weekend, I had the thought, "Who owns the comments on
The Reasonable Man blog has a
of copyright law on this issueand I think Charles' interpretation of the
law is a well-reasoned one. While I already had a Creative Commons copyright
notice on this site, I added the following sentence:
Note that when you leave a comment on this site, you are agreeing that your
comment also falls under the terms of this Creative Commons
Remember, just because the blog comment was posted in public view doesn't
mean it's still not copyrighted. The commenter doesn't give up ownership of her
post just because she left it on your site. Now, do I agree with the law on this
one? Absolutely not. But that's the way it stands right now...
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A NASA astronomer explains how astronauts dispose of their, uh, dark matter.
- Yes, there have been floaters in space. The early days of space exploration were a learning curve!
The Harvard psychologist loves reading authors' rules for writing. Here are his own.
- Steven Pinker is many things: linguist, psychologist, optimist, Harvard professor, and author.
- When it comes to writing, he's a student and a teacher.
- Here's are his 13 rules for writing better, more simply, and more clearly.
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