Publishing

I Was Pirated: The Truth About Copyrights

Mailing it to yourself doesn’t cut it

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So what happens when the book is stolen by pirates?

What I was told

I went ahead with his plan, slapped a copyright notice inside the book, and certified mailed a copy to myself.

What happened

The FBI said they couldn’t help me because I had not formally registered the copyright.

How to protect yourself

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Kindle Short Reads author, martial arts fanatic, host of The Intrepid Journal. ryanmdanks.com

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