Copyright is a method of marking one's original ideas and creations. Copyright infringement is not the same as plagiarism. In other words...
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States for original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, architectural, cartographic, choreographic, pantomimic, pictorial, graphic, sculptural, and audiovisual creations.
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