Re: Copyright

Subject: Re: Copyright
From: Marilynne Smith <mrsmith -at- CTS -dot- COM>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 1996 09:06:00 PST

At 02:03 PM 3/16/96 -0800, Richard Mateosian wrote:
>>On my personal web page there is a story for children that I change every
>>once in a while. The story is meant to entertain the children of our
>>family. I don't care if someone unknown to me reads the story. I care a
>>great deal if they take the story and publish it under their own name.

>Suppose they keep a version that you later decide you don't like, and they
>redistribute it free of charge with full credit to you? ...RM

>Richard Mateosian Freelance Technical Writer
>srm -at- c2 -dot- org Copyright 1996 Review Editor, IEEE Micro
> All rights reserved President, Berkeley STC

I'm not encouraging strangers to read the stories or to take them. They're
simply quick little stories to entertain kids. If you want to read my
*great* works, you'll have to buy the books. <grin>

If someone redistributes a story and gives me credit, I suppose that's a
kind of recognition, is it not?

If someone put *my* stories on *their* web page without credit, I'd come
down on them as hard as I could. However, I recognize there is a risk of
that happening and accept it. You can also link to my stories without
taking them away and calling them yours.

I used to write stories on my daughter's lunch bags. She complained that
the teachers were taking them and keeping them. They were *her* stories. A
word to the teachers was sufficient.

Marilynne Smith
mrsmith -at- cts -dot- com

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