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Ideas are not protected by copyright, only arrangements of words are protected. If you "rephrase" by only a minor change of wording, leaving much of the wording intact, that is still a copyright infringement unless an exception such as fair use or fair dealing applies (and that seems a bit doubtful in this case). If you "rephrase" so that ...


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As the copyright holder you are free to license your work however you want. The fact that you have licensed your work under a CC license to one group does not prevent you from licensing it to someone else under a different license with different terms. This is true even if the CC license could apply to this other person. The CC license doesn't restrict what ...


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Brief Answer: The type of ownership relevant to your question is that over intellectual property; specifically: the copyright. The application of copyright law to tweets is currently a cutting edge area of law with no clear answers. Longer Answer: Is a tweet copyrightable? Short phrases are not copyrightable. Prunte v. Universal Music Group, Inc., 699 F.Supp....


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DMCA protects user-driven upload repositories like Youtube, where a user uploads "their" content which then becomes generally available. Youtube makes users swear that they have the right to upload the content, but some users lie. Ordinarily, Youtube would therefore be liable for contributory copyright infringement, and a better target than the ...


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