10 things you need to know about copyright

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Madeleine Dore

We decode the legal-speak and debunk the myths to give you the essentials of what you need to know about creativity and copyright.

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One of the copyright disputed "selfie" photographs taken by a macaque. Image: wikipedia.org

How can your work be copyright protected? When are you breaching copyright? How long is your work copyright protected? And what about sharing on the internet? Understanding copyright in the Age of the Internet can seem like untangling a telephone wire – especially as changing technology means laws are obsolete by the time they get the Governor-General’s signature.

About the author

Madeleine Dore is a freelance writer and founder of Extraordinary Routines, an interview project exploring the intersection between creativity and imperfection. She is the previous Deputy Editor at ArtsHub. Follow her on Twitter at @RoutineCurator