59003Re: Copyright and Boat Building...
- Nov 8, 2008Paul,
I have some how-to stuff on CD's, and they have a security lock on them
so they can't be copied. Maybe if you went to burnin'-disc's? I
suppose someone will find a way around that, or has...
--- In email@example.com, Paul Esterle <pesterle@...> wrote:
> I applaud Staples for upholding copyright law and protecting
> intellectual property rights. I stopped making boating "how-to" videos
> because they were getting ripped and copied. The blueprint place did
> favor but what's to stop them from assisting a "Common Sense" style
> off? I'll have to stop shopping at Office Depot and start shopping at
> Paul Esterle
> Freelance Boating Writer
> Columbia 10.7, 26 & Matilda 20
> North East, MD.
> "Capt'n Pauley's Boat Repairs & Upgrades"
> book at www.captnpauley.com
> Gene Tehansky wrote:
> > Well, I went to Staples to get my Micro plans copied so I could
> > scribble all over them and get epoxy on them and they said NO! Seems
> > I have to write to Mr. Bolger and get permission! Now how does that
> > work! Think they will take one of his handwritten letters as proof.
> > What have they prevented? If I wanted to pull a "Common Sense
> > Designs" and run off copies and sell them I'm sure I could work that
> > out without their help. So, Staples is now on that list I have just
> > for their kind (and that makes me unhappy because I liked Staples).
> > But the good news is, I got superior copies from a blueprint firm
> > by a young lady who used to live at a marina. The copies are sharper
> > and more precise than Staples ever were, she did them while I
> > and the conversation was all about boats. She had 2 machines, one
> > scanned and one printed. Inbetween she manipulated the photos on a
> > computer. Way more sophisticated than a copier. So should I say
> > thanks to Staples? Nah!
> > This must be a new policy because they never asked before if what I
> > wanted copied was copyrighted. And the drawings were stamped
> > copyrighted. I need to look at my single handed schooner plans.
> > Sincerely,
> > Gene T.
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