Copyright and democracy: a quote to remember

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Copyright protection is a linchpin of democracy. The Founders wrote copyright law into the Constitution because a democracy needs an informed citizenry.” ” [from a January 15 2017 speech, given by the Authors Guild executive director Mary Rasenberger] I happened to reread this speech over the long July 4th weekend and the quote sticks with me. […]. Freelance Writing

Jokes & Copyright Law - Conan O'Brien, et al., Being Sued

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to the federal judge in CA - Janis Sammartino - the one-liners Kaseberg posted and the ones used by O'Brien in his monologue were sufficiently similar for a copyright complaint to proceed to trial. One-liners are big business. And they constitute intellectual property.

Writers and Copyright

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Last week , The New York Times published an op-ed on copyright policy: Would the Bard Have Survived the Web? written by Scott Turow, Paul Aiken, and James Shapiro). . In case you missed it: [link]. Many thanks to The Authors Guild for sharing this information

Company's Publishing Activities, Rockville, MD - Copyrights Clearance (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Creators Speak Out Against Copyright Bill: “C-32 Reforms Shut Us Out of Digital Economy”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Media release: Toronto - December 6, 2010 - Proposed reforms to Canada's copyright law will turn core principles of copyright on their head and gut protections that for decades helped ensure the economic survival of Canadian artists, writers, photographers, visual artists, directors, composers, musicians and performers, a group representing more than 100,000 professional creators said in a paper released today. Freelance Writing - General Copyright copyright in Canda

The Authors Guild …and copyright issues

Joan Detz Speaker Services

authors and their heirs with a copyright interest in books scanned by Google as part of its Library Project. Google has scanned 12 million books in that project, the majority of which are believed to be protected by copyright. Google’s liability for copyright infringement has not yet been determined by the court. I’ve been a member of The Authors Guild for years and highly recommend the organization to other authors.

Business-of-culture wars: copyright infringement and its impact on culture

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance Writing - General Copyright culture free rideMust read: the NY Times review of "FREE RIDE: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back".

From the vault: Easy ways to avoid copyright problems with your slides & handouts

The Eloquent Woman

If you're reprinting material published elsewhere, and it's protected by copyright, you likely need permission to reprint or reproduce it in full or in part. That goes for those cute cartoons you like to show, for many photographs or copyrighted infographics, and much more, including some video and audio files. Although it sounds like an infernal pain to get compliant with copyright, there are lots of easy ways to do so.

Speakers: Ridiculously easy ways to avoid copyright problems with your handouts

The Eloquent Woman

If you're reprinting material published elsewhere, and it's protected by copyright, you likely need permission to reprint or reproduce it in full or in part. Although it sounds like an infernal pain to get compliant with copyright, there are lots of easy ways to do so.

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Corsets come off in Downton Abbey. Time they come off for us as well

The Presenter's Blog

When audiences can simply film or photo their way through a presentation, it is no longer realistic to pull up an intellectual drawbridge and attempt to hide behind a © copyright symbol. Poor Lord Grantham. He has no idea what’s coming. Corsets are about to start coming off all over the place.

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Ch 21: Copyright and Business Issues (Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Chapter 21: Copyright and Business Issues: Since the development of the Worldwide Web, copyright has become a major issue for freelance writers. Remember that you sell publications first X serial rights. Serial equals print and X equals geographic (Canadian, American, North American or world) rights. You have to negotiate geographic rights with the editor.

Proposal - Copyright - Listing - Speaking Pro Central Hot List - May 2009

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Copyright (86). Speaking Pro Central. Hot List - May 2009. Top Posts. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. June 2009 Resource of the Month - PowerPoint:What Is Appropriate When and Why? PowerPoint Tips , May 26, 2009. How to persuade other people to ditch the bullets - Speaking about Presenting , May 13, 2009. Startups and Venture Capitalists Beware - Matt Eventoff , May 12, 2009. Should you display the live twitter stream on a large screen?

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Public Speaking : STUPID SLOGANS WAITING TO BE COPYRIGHTED

Great Public Speaking

=>You know it's going to be a bad day when you jump out of bed and miss the floor. =>I I can handle pain until it hurts. =>If

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When Your Content Is Not Your Content

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaker Product Development Speaking Business Strategy copyright IP protection protecting your brand trademarkLast week I said to my husband “I have an idea of what we should do with our backyard.” ” I laid it all out to him (gazebo, conversation furniture, fire table, etc.) and he liked it. Then I told my friend Lydia about my idea. She laughed. I said, “why are you laughing? Was this […].

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Podcast: Creating a Powerful Speech Close

Communication Steroids

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Borrowing Humor

Humor Power

– As with “fair use” considerations in the copyright world, the amount of humor you borrow affects the acceptability of your use of someone else’s material. Presentation Skills copyright spoken word intellectual propertyPatricia Fripp had a fall earlier this year, landing on her face. She split her lip and went to the emergency room for stitches. In typical Fripp The-Show-Must-Go-On style, she preseted a webinar a few days later.

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A Fast, Easy Way to Add Images to Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

W e know how time consuming and frustrating it can be to look for appropriate images, keeping in mind they are legal to use, without any copyright or resolution issues. … Bitesize Powerpoint Visuals Apps & Add-Ins PowerPoint Presentation Design Reviews Stock Images

Just Because it's on the Internet Doesn't Mean you can Steal it

Executive Speech Coach

Friday, February 11, 2011 Just Because its on the Internet Doesnt Mean you can Steal it Don’t violate copyrights in your presentations — Gihan Perera Playing YouTube videos during your presentations is completely against YouTube’s terms of use. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok.

4 ways to change a picture in PowerPoint without losing formatting

PowerPoint Tips

Be careful not to violate copyrights! The Change Picture feature in PowerPoint is very powerful because it lets you substitute another picture but keep the most of formatting. You might want to change the picture because: You made a mistake and inserted the wrong picture.

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2 reasons and 5 easy steps to convert a PowerPoint presentation to EXE

PowerPoint Tips

Copyright protection: Make sure no one changes your work. However, this is not the only way to protect your copyright: we’ll demonstrate other simple methods later in this article. You can protect your copyright in various ways. This is a guest post by Brian Tarr of iSpring.

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How to Find and Select Great Free Photos for Your Presentation

SketchBubble

When looking through the many sources of copyright-free photo sites available on the Internet, it is important not to get carried away with quantity and neglect quality. Photos add emphasis and excitement to your presentations.

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No Excuse For Scary Slides

Professionally Speaking...

Images from these sites are free and either have no known copyright restrictions (in the case of public domain images) or are offered under a Creative Commons license. Scary may be a good thing for Halloween decorations and theme park rides but certainly not for presentation slides.

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Convert iTunes M4P (and other) sounds to MP3

PowerPoint Tips

In most cases, you need permission to use copyrighted music in a presentation to someone else. A subscriber recently asked me how to insert songs that he bought from iTunes into a PowerPoint presentation. He wanted to use them for a presentation to a Rotary Club conference. Before I start, let me say that I'm not a lawyer. If you have questions, get legal advice. That said, here's my understanding. Correct me if I'm wrong.)

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A REMINDER FOR 2010 « SPEAKING OUT

Speaking Out

» » visit speaking solutions © Copyright 2009, Speaking Solutions GmbH, Lesley Stephenson. SPEAKING OUT » 2010 » 01 » 08 » Protected: A REMINDER FOR 2010 RSS Feed Protected: A REMINDER FOR 2010 by Lesley on January 8, 2010 6:30 am.

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FIRST THINGS FIRST « SPEAKING OUT

Speaking Out

» » visit speaking solutions © Copyright 2009, Speaking Solutions GmbH, Lesley Stephenson. SPEAKING OUT » 2009 » 08 » 27 » Protected: FIRST THINGS FIRST RSS Feed Protected: FIRST THINGS FIRST by Lesley on August 27, 2009 2:46 am.

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Office Clip Art gallery is going away

PowerPoint Tips

It adds: Bing Image Search uses a copyright filter based on the Creative Commons licensing system. According to the Microsoft Office blog , the Office Clip Art gallery is going away. I’m very upset by this, because I use its photos daily.

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An Urgent Plea to YouTube

TJ Walker Interactive

During this time, I have scrupulously respected all copyright laws. At that time, I began receiving a copyright violation notice from YouTube on roughly 1 out of every 50 videos I posted claiming that I was in violation of NBC’s Tonight Show’s copyrighted content. Now, every single one of my videos was being cited for copyright violation and removed from monetization. I no longer received any notice of copyright violation from YouTube.

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PowerPoint Karaoke slides

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

If I have inadvertently used copyright material, please let me know and I will remove it. On Monday evening, I ran a PowerPoint Karaoke contest at the Cape Communicators Toastmaster Club. This is the first one that I have ran, and it was a fantastic evening!

What’s your design style?

PowerPoint Tips

For copyright reasons and to provide you with a quick link, the examples are websites, not presentations.) Connie Malamed is an instructional designer and author. I attended a session of hers at the Presentation Summit conference and wanted to share her insights into design styles with you.

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Self-serving introductions and butt-kissing thank yous

Speak Schmeak

I downloaded an e-book the other day that went like this: Title page Second title page Copyright page Publisher page About the authors (2 pages) Contents Foreword (5 pages) Introduction by one of the authors (2 pages) Chapter 1 I was fifteen pages into the e-book before the actual content began.

Create great docs from PowerPoint – review of George! for PowerPoint

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Notice the header at the top, and copyright details at the bottom. . PowerPoint is a great tool for creating presentations, but it has never been particularly good at creating documentation or handouts.

Self-serving introductions and butt-kissing thank yous

Speak Schmeak

I downloaded an e-book the other day that went like this: Title page Second title page Copyright page Publisher page About the authors (2 pages) Contents Foreword (5 pages) Introduction by one of the authors (2 pages) Chapter 1 I was fifteen pages into the e-book before the actual content began.

Give every speech a good title

Joan Detz Speaker Services

The New York Times published an op-ed on copyright policy by Scott Turow, Paul Aiken, and James Shapiro. Every speech needs a good title. Want some inspiration for your next speechwriting assignment? Try looking at op-ed pages. Op-ed titles are designed to grab attention. You can learn much by studying these headlines. My favorite op-ed title in recent months? Here’s the compelling title: Would the Bard Have Survived the Web? . For the full piece: Read more

How to communicate social issues through art and parody

The Speaker Point

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How to Create a Great Investor Pitch Deck and Close the Deal

SlideModel

Copyright (c) by [Name of Company]. If you’re a start-up, then you probably already heard the term “pitch deck.” ” A pitch deck is a PowerPoint presentation and it’s intended to showcase your company’s product, opportunity, team to potential investors. Pitch decks are your companies elevator pitch in a presentation. Often used to help convince investors to raise capital.

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No Need to Worry about Oculus VR Rift Headset

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, the jury found Oculus guilty of false designation and copyright infringement. Okay, Facebook announced earnings today. So, $500 million is, well, peanuts. In addition, the plaintiff was initially seeking $6 billion in this lawsuit.

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Best Public Speaking Gestures

The Speaker Point

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Pecha Kucha Night San Jose: Round 2!

Duarte Blog

Pecha Kucha Night devised and copyrighted by Klein Dytham Architecture. This coming Tuesday, February 23rd, is Pecha Kucha Night San Jose: Round 2! The event will be held from 7-10pm at the Sonoma Chicken Coop in downtown Campbell. Photo Courtesy of Klein Dytham Architecture.

ProHumorist’s 2nd Birthday plus July Speedlinks

Pro Humorist

Free Resources that will improve your writing skills provide tips on a variety of different areas such as grammer and punctuation and copyrighting, check out this useful post. Wow, so another year has flown by and this blog hits it’s second birthday!! So my blog is now a toddler and is entering its “terrible twos&# … oh joy.

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Review: Viewfinder

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

If there’s one feature I’d like to see, it’s the automatic insertion of copyright information into the slide. If you’re like me, you like to take advantage of the power of visuals to not only get your point across, but also increase retention of that very message.

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Deceased Proskauer Partner Harry Goldsmith, Deborah Karlstein, Debra Lee - Court Battle Over $5 Million Estate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of his famous cases involved copyright litigation against Napster. The world of high-profile court battles over the deceased's assets usually involves billions upon billions of dollars. Essentially this one is about peanuts - $5 million.

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