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possible approach for preventing copyrighted audio to be uploaded on website [closed]

We are developing a karaoke type website where users can uploads itunes music but we have to prevent copyrighted music to be uploaded by comparing ISRC code. so what are the possible approaches? so ...
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Can markup be copyrighted? [closed]

Can the markup surrounding a document, e.g. HTML, Markdown, LaTeX, et cetera, be copyrighted if the text is not? I managed to run into a website that hosts my country's constitution, and the ...
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Photo in a presentation slide with added text considered “derivative” by CC-BY-ND? [closed]

If the photo is used for a generic photo background and is overlaid with text or used as an illustration photo for the content of the slide - is that a derivative work? I'm not certain interpreting ...
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How can I determine the copyright of an image found via web search? [closed]

I need a public domain image for use on a cover for a new edition of a book. I found an image I love, but I don't know if it's in the public domain, or if somebody (the artist, presumably) still holds ...
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Are IceWeasel and IceCat just different rebrandings, or are they 'really' different?

As we know, Firefox' branding (name, logo etc.) is non-free copyrighted, so some Linux distributions package (more-)fully-free versions. However, I can't get a straight explanation on Wikipedia (here ...
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How to protect custom shapes from being reused? Visio 2010

We are building a set of documentation for our business with Visio 2010. We need to make the Visio files accessible to external consultants for review, but we want to ensure that they cannot copy any ...
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What is “Content ID”? How to add , remove or change it?

I hear that video files had a so called Content ID which is used to identify that? What is a content ID? Is it a fixed length code store inside the video file? Or is it an ID given on registration ...
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Edit EXIF data (owner) based on another field (camera model)

I would like to edit the EXIF data on a large set of JPEGs (about 1500) to include the name of the photographer/copyright owner. I know that there are tools to do that in batch, however the trick is ...
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Torrents: Can I protect my software by sending wrong bytes?

It's a topic that interests everyone. How can I protect my software against stealing, hacking, reverse engineering? I was thinking: Do my best to protect the program for reverse engineering. Then ...
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Is it OK to use images of GPL'd code in a CC 3.0 BY video? [closed]

I am making a video in which I would like to use pictures of some Linux Kernel code. I am looking to release the finished product under the CC 3.0 BY license, but the Kernel is released under the GPL, ...
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A software to view/edit image meta data and copyright details? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GUI for editing image metadata Hi, I've got a bunch of good looking photos both natural and digital graphics, and most of them don't seem to contain any copyright ...
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Is it possible and legal to burn DVD-games with the Xbox 360 to have self as a save-original-copy? [closed]

Can you burn an own copy of games for the xbox 360 console to have for yourself to save your original disk like with os and office dvds?
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Mac Preview's map imagery owned by NASA?

When you open the About box of Preview, it says Preview Version 5.0 Map imagery owned by NASA NASA's Earth Observatory Copyright © 2002–2009 Apple Inc. All rights ...
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How can I watermark my own videos?

I was watching http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIFNLDQU0VQ and the first thing I noticed was the small watermark in the upper left corner. What (open source/free) software allows one to do that? I'd ...