This website is my copyright?

A reader asks:  “Can I say my blog is copyrighted?”
The short answer is “yes.”

Any “original work of authorship” is subject to copyright protection the moment that it is “fixed in any tangible medium of expression.”   For example, a love letter is instantaneously subject to copyright protection  as it flows out beneath your fountain pen. Similarly, blogs readily qualify as copyrightable literary works (as long as they contain some of your own expression and not merely expression copied from others). On the other hand, a song that you spontaneously sing is not protected by statutory copyright until it is “fixed,” e.g., until you write it down or record it. (Examples of the many varieties of “works of authorship” are listed in Section 102 of the Copyright Act.)

Also I have received comment from more than one councillor, that there are comments on social media, that is tantamount to be liable, people have been warned before about this.
Sooner or later someone will take action?

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