Help: Request for immediate removal of copyright violation
An article is using copyrighted content without permission.
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- Follow the instructions on our copyright problems page
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- If you are the copyright owner or represent the copyright owner, we can assist you best via e-mail. You may contact us at copyright @ dccwiki.com with an informal request. Please cite the exact URL (the "address" or "Location" of the page as shown by your web browser, as in http://dccwiki.com/...), and provide enough information to substantiate your claim of copyright ownership. Correspondence is answered by a small team of volunteers.
Facts cannot be copyrighted, only their expression. That is, you cannot claim a DCCWiki article infringes your copyright just because it happens to cite the same facts as a text or page that you wrote; you may only claim if the text in the article was copied from your work without permission.
Some people contend that, since they own a trademark, they ought to be able to authorize or prohibit any publication mentioning that trademark, for instance, publications describing the products covered by this trademark. This is false - if it were true, there would be no free press!
Copyright is defined by national and international laws. It is not a matter of ethics. Plagiarism is a different, wider, and less precisely defined issue.
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