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Copyrights and Wrongs

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

Copyrights and Wrongs

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I read with interest Jim Moscou's article from the Dec. 11 E&P [p. 32] on copyright in the digital age. There was no e-mail link for him on your Web site, so I am writing to you with comments instead.

Many years ago (1976-1986), I was on the American Society of Journalists and Authors copyright committee, at a time when the society was looking at ways to protect copyrights online for the first time. Although I switched sides (from catching PR pitches to pitching them at editors), and now only write fiction and the occasional article on subjects of personal interest, I've been following this issue ever since.

While Mr. Moscou articulated the issues fairly in his Q&A, he overloooked many of the simple technology solutions that now exist that make this problem very easy to solve for publishers, without spending a fortune.

There are half a dozen or so technological solutions to this problem.

One of the best is iCopyright (http:// www. …

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