To Leave an Imprint in Written Word and to Light a Candle in the Dark

Words, they say are the best defence. Or perhaps, the best offence. It need not be said the impact of words in society be it printed, published, written or blatantly uttered to the comprehension of others. There are writers who do not conform to the more commercial of society, this is for you. For those who enjoy the written word and would love to share, this is for you. For the fictional writer and those who seek a place to improve, this is for you. For Malaysia and the world, and humanity. This is for you. Share...

Friday, November 28, 2008

Copyright and Protection

We are using the applications below to ensure your stories are protected from plagiarism and theft:

1. Copyscape
2. Creative Commons Attribution-No derivative Works 2.5 Malaysia

*These links are not a part of the Kayu Api Productions Website

i. Copyscape: About
ii. Copyscape: About Plagiarism
iii. Copyscape: Preventing Plagiarism
iv. Copyscape: Responding to Plagiarism

1.0 Copyscape is not an automatic programme.

1.1 However, KAP promises to do a monthly scan of the internet via Copyscape in order to preserve the contents of Kayu Api Productions inclusive of the stories hosted. The stories are hosted on KAP with the permissions of the authors, therefore lending KAP the right to protect these stories as much as we are able.

*These links are not a part of the Kayu Api Productions Website

Creative Commons
i. Creative Commons Attribution-No derivative Works 2.5 Malaysia License: Concise version (Bahasa Malaysia) (English)
ii. Creative Common Attribution-No derivative Works 2.5 Malaysia License: Legal Code (Bahasa Malaysia)
iii. Creative Commons Attribution-No derivatives (General)
iv. Creative Commons Legal Concepts
v. Creative Commons FAQ
vi. Creative Commons: about

2.0 The Creative Commons Attribution-No derivative Works 2.5 Malaysia is one of the Licenses provided by Creative Commons in order to allow distribution of stories, songs, art and such online with the condition of

a. The Work has to be attributed
b. The Work cannot be altered, transformed or built upon.

2.1 It is compulsory for each story hosted on KAP to apply this copyright as it gives the author control over the distribution of their work.

2.2 The author has the right of action against the perpetrator under the protection of this license.

2.3 By attaining the Creative Commons Attribution-No derivatice Works 2.5 Malaysia License when submitting a story, the author gives Kayu Api Production the right to publish the story without any legal repercussions.

2.4 Kayu Api Production reserves the right to distribute the story under commercial or non-commercial purposes as it is the ultimate aim of Kayu Api Productions to see the stories in the site published.

3.0 It is a priority of KAP to protect the stories hosted on this website. However, no protection is ultimately complete. A copyright breach can only be fought by empowering the authors and these two steps of protection only allow the detecting and the right of law on the sides of the author.

4.0 It is not the responsibility of KAP to take action on behalf of the author.

5.0 KAP can only be executed with the support of the Malaysian community.

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