Saturday, April 17, 2010
Some believe that if you copy and post someone else's work, you're showing them a huge honor.
Some believe that by doing so, you're actually helping that writer by giving them more exposure and more sales.
Some believe that if they don't profit from it, it isn't infringement.
I believe that all of these are disrespectful, untrue and very dangerous--not just to the person committing the infringement, but also to writers and others who rely on copyright laws to protect their work. Work they've slaved over. Work they've sacrificed time and often money for.
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Copyright infringement: an act of honoring or theft?
~Cheryl Kaye Tardif
bestselling author & book marketing coach