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

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

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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

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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. So, it's no surprise that San Diego, California, joke writer Robert Kaseberg will have his day in court.

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

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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

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

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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".

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".

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

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

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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. This only happens though, if we let go of © for corset and for copyright, and instead embrace © for collaboration. Tips From The Top "Peter Watts" collaboration copyright Downton Abbey IP presentation skills presenters' blog presenting public speakingPoor Lord Grantham.

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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

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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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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.

Podcast: Creating a Powerful Speech Close

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Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Podcast: Creating a Powerful Speech Close by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on February 8, 2011 When you make a deal to speak for someone and there’s money involved, put it all on paper: your fee, your requirements, copyright restrictions, etc.

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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. 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.

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 ImagesSubscribing to pricey image libraries is probably not something the everyday presenter would consider.

PowerPoint has photos again! And a lot more…

PowerPoint Tips

Be aware that most online pictures are copyrighted and not legal for you to use, although Bing does try to find legal pictures for you.

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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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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. Before finding an outlet for his talents – both tech-savvy and creative – Brian Tarr worked as an iSpring tech support pro for two years.

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How to Find and Select Great Free Photos for Your Presentation

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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. When put in context with your word messages, they underline key points and deliver them with emotional punches.

No Excuse For Scary Slides

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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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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. You’ve changed your mind and decided that another picture would work better. You duplicated a great slide and now just want to change the text and substitute another image.

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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. Filed under: All Articles Tags: creating a storyline , powerpoint presentations , transition sequence , transitions Comments Off This post is password protected. Enter the password to view comments.

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A Message From Denise Graveline's Family

The Eloquent Woman

Warm wishes, Joe Graveline And Family (Brother to Denise) P.S. Lastly, if you would like to link to any of her work, please review the copyright info on the site, so all are clear about acceptable use Hello, Please don’t be alarmed. This is a message from Denise Graveline's family. Before Denise sadly passed away in 2018, you opted to receive updates from her storytelling and speaker coaching blogs.

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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. Filed under: All Articles Tags: communication , informational presentations , titles Comments Off This post is password protected. Enter the password to view comments.

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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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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. While much commentary (include a funny riff by Conan on TV) focus on the line art, the text of the blog post makes it clear that photos will also disappear. When? I don’t know.

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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! We had about 10 people who were each given a random deck of PowerPoint slides, and they were given about three minutes to present a presentation using their slides.

How to communicate social issues through art and parody

The Speaker Point

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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. Discover more of her insights at her webiste, The eLearning Coach. What’s your style? There are many styles of design. You should know the styles for 3 reasons: To find a style of your own.

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Best Public Speaking Gestures

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Alex Kozinski - Everyone Has a Right to a Comeback, Right?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The issue is copyright violations. Disgraced former Chief Judge of the Ninth Circuit - Alex Kozinski - is back.    Law.com reports that his name appears, along with that of law firm Toberoff & Associates, on a brief presented to the Ninth Circuit.    The case involves the son of creative Paul Zindel.

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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. However, it is a huge amount of work to maintain two completely separate sets of documents. Enter George! for PowerPoint by Leaders Guide Pro. They kindly gave me a free license to play with the product.

Premature Rush to Salvation: Felicity Huffman v. Alex Kozinski

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was the copyright one "David Zindel v. Film enthusiasts probably recall the poignant tale of the female janitor who rescues an Amazonian god from a military research institution. That movie had been "The Shape of Water."  "  Well, like so much in the entertainment industry, that wound up as a lawsuit. Fox Searchlight." " But U.S. District judge Percy Anderson tossed the case. Now, former chief of the U.S.

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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.

Send me your video and get free public speaking feedback

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3 Easy Ways to Calm the Nerves before a Presentation

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Tip of the Week: Save an Extra Copy on Google Docs

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Book Review: Confessions of a Public Speaker

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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