Ideas are not subject to copyright. Words are. I want to say that it takes stringing a few of them together, but I think Nike copyrighted "Just do it!"
posted on 12/04/2004 5:12:48 PM PST
(Nothing means anything when you go to Hell for knowing what things mean.)
Copyright violation is definitely different from plagerism. Changing the wording gets you off the copyright hook, but not the plagerism hook. Standards are a little different in editorial writing; stealing ideas is SOP. Academics are a bit twitchier.
posted on 12/04/2004 5:17:01 PM PST
(D*mn, I Missed!)
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