Copyright This has been brought to my attention. So as requested I am sticking this. Below is Information courtesy of Mammamaia as soon as you write it, your work is automatically copyrighted in the us and many other countries [signatories to the berne convention, i believe]: it's always best to go to the source for accurate info: U.S. Copyright Office - Frequently Asked Questions British Copyright Council Thanks for this Maia. Its greatly appreciated.