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This is a resource list for learning about copyrighting.

Each country will have it's own laws regarding how copyrighting is applied.

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Worldwide Source:
Copyright Watch collects and monitors copyright laws from all over the world.

USA:
U.S. Copyright Office -
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The Copyright Office maintains links to web sites in the following categories:
Government Agencies
International Organizations
Organizations That Provide Performance/Publishing Rights Clearance Functions.
Canada:
Canadian Intellectual Property Office -
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links to organizations and content related to intellectual property (IP)
UK:
Intellectual Property Office - About Copyright, Copyright Applies to..., Ownership of Copyright Works, Other people's Copyright Works

Australia:
Australian Copyright Council's Online Information Centre -
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The Australian Copyright Council is an independent non-profit organisation....We provide information, advice and training about copyright in Australia. We also produce publications, do research, and make submissions on copyright policy issues.
New Zealand:
Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand - What is copyright? How do you protect copyright? How long does copyright protection last?

India
Copyright Authority in India - copyright regulatory body in India.
Resource provided by saurabhisbc

General Resources:
Collection of Laws for Electronic Access (CLEA) -
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The Collection of Laws for Electronic Access (CLEA) database provides access to intellectual property legislation from a wide range of countries and regions as well as to treaties on intellectual property. Use the form below to search the CLEA database based on bibliographic information or perform a full text search on all published texts.
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works -
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The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, usually known as the Berne Convention, is an international agreement governing copyright, which was first accepted in Berne, Switzerland in 1886.
(resource contributed by MayaLocke)

My Favorite Plagiarism-Fighting Tools -
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When it comes to fighting plagiarism on the Web, one needs to use the right tools to license and defend their work. Tracking content, persuing infringements and shutting down cases requires a great deal of technology and at least some basic knowledge of how the Web works....
Domain Names & Laws
deepsand provided this one in a reply: Domain Name Law & Domain Name Disputes

Images Specifically
STOCKPHOTORIGHTS.COM - cooperation between the various stock photo agencies, Getty Images, Corbis and Shutterstock have combined their efforts to build a site they hope will educate users about licensing images and the legal complexities of doing so.

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States
Cornell University: Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States

Copyright Overview - Andrew M. Jaffe, Attorney at Law

Andrew M. Jaffe has a great Copyright Overview reply in taking images from other websites you can read.
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