AAARRGGGHHHH ... people still stealing my work

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Mon Feb 23 23:38:39 CST 2009


On 23 Feb 2009 at 6:11, jd wrote:

> 
> Under the Berne Convention, a work does not need to be explicitly 
> copyrighted to enjoy the protection of copyright. If Iran subscribes 
> to the Berne Convention, then there may be some recourse for you. But 
> certain states have been known to protect copyright violators and 
> obstruct or simply ignore the Berne Convention and authors' assertion 
> of rights. In such a case, a few authors have been successful in 
> seizing violators' foreign assets.

Iran is not a member of the Berne Convention or WTO or anything else 
that might give an foreigner standing in Iran:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_and_copyright_issues

Sorry about that,
Chuck




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