Protect Your Web Content
Creative works, whether artwork, photos, or text, are automatically covered under US and international copyright law, even if they are published on the Internet. However, to prevent unauthorized use of your work, we recommend the following steps.
- Learn how copyright law protects your work.
Read our article, "What Copyrights Protect."
- Post a notice on your website. The law does not require you to post a copyright notice, but doing so may discourage casual copying.
Sign up for a free "Copyright Safeguard" notice on your website!
- Regularly search for unauthorized copies of your work.
Learn how to quickly find unauthorized copies, anywhere on the web.
- Take immediate action when you find copies.
Understand the steps you can take when someone violates your copyright.