It’s a gorgeous, sunny day, and the phrase “how to write a DMCA takedown notice” isn’t even on your mind. You’re relaxing with a cup of tea, and thinking about how you’ve spent your last few weeks meticulously drawing and inking a hilarious 2-panel comic. Your friends love it. It’s up on your website […]
The majority of copyright infringement cases settle by people having an honest conversation about their needs. So the faster you can get to whatever amount you’re comfortable settling with, get there and move on. You’ll ultimately be much happier, and you’ll be able to put your energy (and money!) exactly where it should be–in the unique content you’re creating.
More often than not, when I send someone a DMCA takedown notice, or I decide to pursue legal action against a legitimate pirate enterprise, I get called a troll. And if you’re making your content because you love doing it, you probably think, “I don’t want to be a troll!” Trust me–you’re not a troll. […]
Every time we say “Get in the habit of registering your content!”, I’m betting a non-zero percentage of you small content creators roll your eyes. Who, me? you think. Please! I’m just a vlogger. I get, like, 500 views MAX. Who in the world would want to steal MY content? Even though you’re flying under […]
Not too long ago, I was a guest on a podcast, thinking “Oh no, you should really copyright your e-course.” The host was interviewing me over the phone, and mentioned the e-course he’d recently released. He was thrilled that it was making so much money. I was excited for him too, but as someone […]