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Archived updates for Thursday, January 27, 2005

Copyright Mythbusters Wanted

In "The Poor Man's Copyright, or, why 37 cents won't get you the same protection as the Copyright Office," the I/P News Blog discusses a website which offers to protect your intellectual property rights, all for the extrodinary price of $3. The company in question, World-Wide OCR, merely took an old idea, dubbed a "Poor Man's Copyright," and added encryption and data storage to the mix. What it doesn't do, is adequately protect your work.

The IP News Blog wants you to become a copyright mythbuster. Anyone having similarly curious copyright issues that need some debunking should send them along to

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