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Posted on 05/10/2012 12:29:38 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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Jim, can a blogger copyright his own original material?
(Look. You know me. I excerpt virtually everything I post here.)
What about the people who don’t have blogs, but have websites?
I triple-dog dare ya to extend a personal invitation to Warner Todd Huston.
Excellent! Thank you!
So good and relevant, it’s posted twice!
All I know is this: Ever since I started posting my illiterate scratching on FR, my inbox has never had more nastygrams from moonbat libs and Paultards. I couldn’t be happier! :) :) :)
Without question, FR is the place to post a Conservative blog. You’ll get (gasp!) actual Conservatives commenting on your stuff, which is beyond cool. Sometimes I’ve been a champ, sometimes I’ve been a chump, but I’ve always had a blast and made some good friends. Can’t beat that.
I don’t know why, but I thought our old friend Arlen might want to read this thread.
When I post from blogs, I excerpt. The one exception is when a blog article has a disclaimer that looks something like this: “This can be posted in its entirety as long the author/publication is credited.”
I do this because the handful of blogs I post from the researchers have gone to a great deal of time and effort to research and write their articles. Other times; it is because there are graphs, charts, tables I cannot copy and paste correctly. Once in awhile, I do not post complete articles because some of the material is not suitable for all age groups.
Finally, when a person complains that he does not understand the content of the excerpt — please go on to the next thread. Apparently the thread you are reading is not for you. Really.
My opinion fwiw.
Oh I know HG, self-appointed policeperson of those who Blog.
Let me say this, I have no problem whatsoever with posting my entire Blog post on a FR post. I might get some extra hits to my Blog when I put a post up on the Bloggers forum but they’re not all that many, FreeRepublic needs to get over itself.
I am a regular commentator on FreeRepublic, generally well like and appreciated for my thoughts and ability to express, and have been a member for some ten years.
BUT....I CANNOT post my entire Blog post on FreeRepublic. The way this web site is configured it just does not accept a lot of the code included in Blog posts.
Which is not to say, I caution, that there isn’t a way to post just the text of a Blog post or to make the Blog post fit I must suppose.
For now, however, for me, believe that it’s really not worth the bother.
I am quite interested in the notion of using FreeRepublic as more than just a place for comments on news articles. There’s a plethora of talented people on this site and I think getting some of that writing and inspirational ability on a page more accessible to people (as opposed to just comments) is a great idea.
I’ll keep my mind open.
The irony is delicious.
I love the photo. Are there more like it?
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You couldn’t excerpt that? Long read....
Hope all is well in the valley.
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