Copyright rules do extend to the internet. Maybe you knew this, maybe not. Either way, there are rules that you should make yourself aware of. Especially if you consider one main aspect... The internet has changed the way in which we view, share and create content. I mean, we all know that, but legally speaking - it's a big deal. A lot of what is on the internet today comes from an endless variety of sources. Any given web page could have text, graphics, sound and other images that all come from independent sources. It's easy to think that all of this content out there is readily available to use whatever way we want to. However, this just isn't the case. And the ramifications of not following simple copyright rules can get you into trouble.
More often than not bloggers take content from others without any permission or credit given. It's a sad reality that, but in all seriousness, is often considered theft. Now most bloggers mean well whenever they share content, but it's important to shine a light on what is really happening here. Because there are legal rules for whenever you use text and images from other authors. Therefore it's important to stay informed about the best blogging and copyright practices. And you should stick to them as a hard and fast rule. That's why today we're going to focus on how to keep your blog legally safe. While still allowing your creativity to flourish.